Look for Us at Homecoming 2021

It's Homecoming Week at Bethel University, and there are lots of Hippo connections to be found. Tomorrow's chapel speaker will be seminary alum of the year Joel Johnson '80 S '86, a local pastor who talked about studying philosophy as part of his Seminary of the Year alum video, and the 2021 winner of that … Continue reading Look for Us at Homecoming 2021

September 2021 Events and Deadlines

Upcoming Events Thursday 9/9: Model UN First MeetingBethel's Model United Nations club will hold its first meeting of the year this Thursday at 11:15am in CC 431. We'll be discussing activities on campus for the year, as well as our Chicago conference in November. Interested in joining us as we play the role of China? There's … Continue reading September 2021 Events and Deadlines

Get a Preview of Prof. Gehrz’s New Book

Our faculty are readers, but also writers. Next month, history professor Chris Gehrz will publish his fifth book, Charles Lindbergh: A Religious Biography of America's Most Infamous Pilot (Eerdmans). Part of a series that includes recent entries on everyone from British prime minister Winston Churchill to African American theologian Howard Thurman, Prof. Gehrz's book tells … Continue reading Get a Preview of Prof. Gehrz’s New Book

Our Rhythm, But Not Our Blues poster

Black History Month Events at Bethel

As February draws to a close, consider attending one of the many Black History events coming up on campus, starting with one later tonight: (unless otherwise noted, these events are free of charge) Our Rhythm, But Not Our Blues Friday, February 21, 2020, 7pm The Underground Food, performances, a fashion show, and more to celebrate … Continue reading Black History Month Events at Bethel

How One of Our Students Is Encouraging Gen Z to “Relearn, Reconnect, and Reengage with History”

Congratulations to Mary Hitt '20, our resident social media/marketing TA, who drew on her History minor for her senior project in the Graphic Design major: seeking new ways "to encourage Generation Z to relearn, reconnect and reengage with history in order to instill research skills, critical thinking skills as well as the ability to take … Continue reading How One of Our Students Is Encouraging Gen Z to “Relearn, Reconnect, and Reengage with History”

Save the Date: UK Election Watch Party on December 12th

On Thursday, December 12, Britons will vote in the United Kingdom's first general election since 2017. Two years ago, the Conservative Party actually increased its share of the overall vote — but lost seats in the House of Commons. Since then, the ongoing debate over how to implement Brexit (Britain's departure from the European Union) … Continue reading Save the Date: UK Election Watch Party on December 12th

November 12: Partners for Peace in Israel and Palestine

This month we're honored to partner with the Philosophy Department and Office of the President in hosting Roots, a grassroots network seeking to encourage understanding, nonviolence, and transformation between Palestinians and Israelis. On Tuesday, November 12, Shadi Awad and Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger will present "A Painful Hope: Unlikely Partners for Peace in Israel and Palestine." … Continue reading November 12: Partners for Peace in Israel and Palestine

Gehrz & Pattie, The Pietist Option

Prof. Gehrz in Chapel on November 8th

Join us for Chapel next Friday (11/8), when our own Prof. Chris Gehrz will be the speaker. The author or editor of three books on Pietism, Prof. Gehrz will be talking about Bethel's roots in that Christian tradition, using the Emmaus Road story in Luke 24 to explain Pietist emphases on the Bible, personal experience … Continue reading Prof. Gehrz in Chapel on November 8th