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Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Gordon Matties

Faculty: In Their Own Words – Dr. Gordon Matties

Dr. Gordon Matties, Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology, will retire at the end of December after more than 30 years teaching at CMU and one of its predecessor colleges, Mennonite Brethren Bible College. What do you love about your… [More]

‘Oh My God': Making Sense of Everyday Talk with David Balzer & Gordon Matties

‘Oh My God': Making Sense of Everyday Talk with David Balzer & Gordon Matties

As the first installment of CMU’s Face2Face conversation series, university instructors David Balzer and Gordon Matties explored the way people use the phrase “Oh my God” in everyday life.

Announcing the 2014 Tour! April 28 to May 19.

The itinerary for the 2014 tour is almost ready to be posted. We’ll be visiting more sites in the West Bank/Palestine, including biblical Shechem (modern Nablus), Sebaste (capital city of ancient kings Omri and Ahab), Jacob’s well, among others. Click… [More]

Gordon Matties’ Article Wins Church Press Award

Gordon Matties’ Article Wins Church Press Award

May 28, 2012 – CMU Professor Gordon Matties has won an award in the annual Canadian Church Press awards program in the Biblical Interpretation category. Matties’ article, titled, “You Save Humans and Animals Alike, O Lord,” was published by Mennonite… [More]

Gordon Matties’ Book, Joshua, Launched

Gordon Matties’ Book, Joshua, Launched

May 28, 2012  – Taking a fresh new look at an age-old and often misunderstood  book, Dr. Gordon Matties has written Joshua, the newest volume in the Believers Church Bible Commentary.  Joshua was launched in May 2012 by Herald Press…. [More]

Announcing Next Tour April 30-May 21, 2012

I am beginning to plan the itinerary for my seventh study tour. I love leading these tours and experiencing the delight of tour participants as they encounter the people and places of  Israel and Palestine, and immerse themselves at the… [More]

Announcing Next Tour April 26-May 17, 2012

Announcing Next Tour April 26-May 17, 2012

I am beginning to plan the itinerary for my seventh study tour. I love leading these tours and experiencing the delight of tour participants as they encounter the people and places of  Israel and Palestine, and immerse themselves at the… [More]

Gordon Matties – Holy Land Tour Reflections 2010

Gordon Matties – Holy Land Tour Reflections 2010

“About meeting Jesus in the Holy Land” This interview aired originally in February 2010 on the Sunday@CMU radio program, just prior to Gordon’s sixth tour to the Holy Land.  See the tour blog http://cmustudytour.blogspot.com. Gordon’s next Study Tour will take… [More]

Gordon Matties – Holy Land Study Tour and the Meaning of Stones

Gordon Matties – Holy Land Study Tour and the Meaning of Stones

“Ancient stones, living stones:  The Holy Land in perspective” This interview aired originally in February 2010, just prior to Gordon’s sixth tour to the Holy Land.  See the tour blog http://cmustudytour.blogspot.com. Gordon’s next Study Tour will take place in April-May… [More]

Biblical Archaeology Review

Biblical Archaeology Review

In 1978 I participated in an archaeological dig at Lachish. The site is mentioned in only 22 verses in the Bible. Yet it is one of the most important archaeological sites for understanding ancient Israelite history in relation to the… [More]