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Keyword: Paul Doerksen

High school teacher partners with CMU faculty on project

Monday, May 3, 2021 @ 11:24 AM

High school teacher Ramon Rempel has assigned his Bible class at Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute a unique assignment—to critically evaluate and engage the 119-year-old Mennonite Brethren (MB) Confession of faith.

The confession, first adopted by North American Mennonite settlers from Russia in 1902, has been revised and rewritten numerous times (as recently as 1999) and consists of 18 articles in total, all of which range topically from the nature of God and evil to marriage, baptism, and nonresistance. Lately, another revision has been proposed within the Canadian MB Conference to revise article eight ("Christian Baptism"). Delegates from MB churches will decide on the proposal this June 2021.

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Rare book celebration: CMU acquires 1685 edition, Martyrs Mirror

Monday, March 9, 2020 @ 10:59 AM

The CMU library is delighted to announce that it has recently acquired a 1685 edition of Martyrs Mirror. The book will be housed in CMU's special collections rare book room and made accessible to students and faculty forthwith. Formal protocols for handling the book will be posted at the library soon.

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Face2Face | Us and Them: How did we become so polarized? (video)

Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 11:00 PM

Increasingly, public discourse is characterized by divisions between people and groups who see and understand the world differently. It is common for us to witness polarized speech played out in political spheres, in cultural 'us and them' assumptions, in urban-rural divides, and in the life of the church. This dynamic exerts a powerful effect on many of us, whatever our political or theological stripe. Building relationships of meaning and trust amongst people who see our world through vastly different lenses feels increasingly rare.

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Sunday@CMU: December 2019

Sunday, December 1, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Theme: The Advent Season

Speaker: Paul Doerksen

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CMU theology professor to celebrate publication of new book at launch event

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 @ 11:29 AM

Canadian Mennonite University invites the public to a launch event celebrating the release of Take and Read: Reflecting Theologically on Books, a new book written by Dr. Paul Doerksen, Associate Professor of Theology and Anabaptist Studies.

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