Minor in Anabaptist-Mennonite studies
18 credit hours
- Core courses selected from the following list: 12
- Bibl 321, Biblical Themes of Peace (3)
- Engl 207/307, Mennonite Literature (3)
- Hist 318, Anabaptist/Mennonite History (3)
- Hist 321, History of Mennonites in America (3)
- Related topics course or independent study: Hist 375 or Rel/Soc 315 (3)
- Elective courses selected from core courses above or the following list: 6
- Hist 304, Renaissance and Reformation (3)
- Mus 311, Topics in Music Literature: church music (2)
- Rel 320, Christian Theologies (3)
- Soc 334, Race, Class and Ethnic Relations (3)
- Related course taken at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary
- Internship with a Mennonite organization or congregation
Student learning outcomes
Graduates in Anabaptist-Mennonite studies will:
- Demonstrate knowledge of Anabaptist history and theology.
- Explore Anabaptist practice in a variety of creative fields: art, music, or literature.
- Apply Anabaptist theology to current issues and problems.
- Interpret personal and social moral responsibilities using the Anabaptist lens.
Planning and advising notes
It is assumed that students who apply the elective courses above to the minor will do a focused study (paper or project, e.g.) that makes an explicit connection with an Anabaptist-Mennonite topic.
Special resources at Goshen College include the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism (see goshen.edu/institutes/anabaptism/), the Mennonite Historical Library, the Archives of Mennonite Church USA, and The Mennonite Quarterly Review, a respected scholarly journal published by Goshen College.