draws on many voices in Mennonite poetry
An interview with Associate Professor of
English Ann Hostetler by Rachel Lapp
In the fall of 2003, the University of Iowa Press released A
Cappella: Mennonite Voices in Poetry
, the culmination of eight
years of work – a labor of love – by Associate Professor
of English Ann E. Hostetler.
Tinder for a poet's heart
By Ryan Miller ’95
In the autumn of 1970, an intense young man made a beeline through
the Goshen College campus, ignoring the leafy maples, seeking the
device necessary to complete his quest of love.
Writing what might have been: The Amish,
a murder and faithfulness
By Jodi H. Beyeler
When Evie Yoder Miller’s aunt told her about the murder of
an Amish baby that led to a false accusation and the 50-year shunning
of the baby’s uncle until the truth was revealed, Yoder Miller
’66 knew that she wanted to know more.
Spiritual memoir explores heritage,
By Rachel Lapp
When Cynthia Yoder ’89 was 26 and she felt as if her life
was coming apart at the seams, she took an action both natural and
radical: she packed up her New York City life and headed to rural
Steadfast hope that bullets cannot destroy
By Emily Hershberger '04
I attended Sunday services in the Church of the Nativity this summer
on the site where, according to Christian tradition, Jesus was born.
Down in the stone caverns of the church’s belly was a gold
star, marking the site of the proverbial manger and surrounded by
candles and incense and an old Greek Orthodox priest in brown robes.