Young Center News and Achievements
Don Kraybill, Distinguished College Professor and senior fellow emeritus, presented the commencement address and received an honorary degree from Thiel College, at its 144th commencement exercises held in May.
Steven Nolt, Senior Scholar at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, recently provided cultural-competency training seminars for healthcare professionals who work with Amish and Old Order Mennonite patients in the region. Seminars were presented to groups at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Lancaster Maternal Fetal Medicine and Hospice & Community Care of Lancaster.
Steven Nolt, Senior Scholar at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, published “‘The Facts About Nonresistance among the Mennonites of America’: Challenges of Quantifying U.S. Mennonite Responses to Military Conscription During World War II” (coauthored with Theron F. Schlabach) in the July issue of the journal Mennonite Quarterly Review.
Steven Nolt, Senior Scholar at the Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies, published “Nordamerika, Mennoniten in den USA und Kanada,” an essay on Anabaptists in North America in the online reference source Mennonitische Lexikon (Weierhof, Germany).