Thursday, May 19, 2022 @ 10:32 AM
How do we contextualize conflicts and understand justifications for war? While this may be a loaded question with no easy answer, It is nonetheless important to ask when working towards reformative justice.
Announcing the 2020 John and Margaret Friesen Lectures: What if Mennonites Had Never Left the Netherlands?
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 @ 3:53 PM
What if the 16th-century Dutch and North-German ancestors of so many North American Mennonites had decided not to flee their homes? What if they had not scattered, and not been variously shaped by atrocities like those of tsarist Russian tyranny, communist revolution, or Nazi war? What would Mennonites be like today if they had never left the Netherlands?
Sunday, April 15, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
"I often say I became a historian because the job of rock star had been taken, and this was the next best thing," quips Dr. Brian Froese, Associate Professor of History. He has taught at CMU since 2006.