Edsel Burdge

Edsel is a researcher and historian at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietistic Studies at Elizabethtown College. He is co-author with Samuel L. Horst of Building on the Gospel Foundation: The Mennonites of Franklin County, Pennsylvania, and Washington County, Maryland, 1730–1970 (Herald Press, 2004) and holds an M.A. from Villanova University.
A Biblical Anabaptist View of History
File type: Audio | Publication Date: 2005-10-01

Edsel discusses the revisions of Anabaptist history, and the proper place of our ideological commitments in historiography. Edsel examines the Read More...

Interpreting the Past: The Interaction of God and Man
File type: Audio | Publication Date: 1999-09-28

God deals with us in outward, visible ways in order to convert us to spiritual life. Edsel discusses the meaning Read More...

Mennonite Great Awakening: Part 1
File type: Audio | Publication Date: 2003-03-01

In large part, we are today the product of what happened during the “Great Awakening,” says Edsel. He discusses salvation Read More...

Mennonite Great Awakening: Part 2
File type: Audio | Publication Date: 2003-03-01

In part 2, Edsel continues the examination of the Mennonite experience in the “Great Awakening.” He describes the rise of Read More...

Panel Discussion on Mennonite History
File type: Audio | Publication Date: 2003-03-01

How do we reconcile our traditional stance on nonresistance with all the unrest, splits, and hatred in our churches today? Read More...

Peace Defined
File type: Audio | Publication Date: 2018-10-14

What are the theological and spiritual foundations for peace? Pass it on:

Peace Demonstrated
File type: Audio | Publication Date: 2018-10-14

What does peace look like when demonstrated? Mr. Burdge sketches the stories of conscientious objectors in World War I. Pass Read More...

Peace Deployed
File type: Audio | Publication Date: 2018-10-14

We all want peace in ourselves and in others around us. How can we nuture attitudes and practices for peace? Read More...

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