During May term, Goshen College Professor of History John D. Roth led 17 students in an exploration of the different Anabaptist cultures of Paraguay. The class trekked from the capital city of Asunción to Mennonite colonies in the Gran Chaco and in eastern Paraguay during their three-week learning tour of the country.
Goshen College Professor of History John D. Roth will present the 2013 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Administration Building Room 28. Roth will speak on “A New Martyr’s Mirror for the 21st Century?” The lecture and Q&A is free and open to the public.
More than 35 people from seven countries gathered at Goshen College on August 5-8, for an international consultation on the theme, “Bearing Witness: A New Martyrs Mirror for the 21st Century?” Hosted by the college’s Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism, the international gathering explored the possibility of a major story-gathering initiative, focused especially on the theme of “costly discipleship.”
Fourteen Goshen College students spent the summer working with professors on various research projects during the college’s eight-week Maple Scholars program in June and July.
Goshen College Professors of History Steven M. Nolt and John D. Roth contributed essays to the book, “The Activist Impulse: Essays on the Intersection of Evangelicalism and Anabaptism.”