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War on Terror: We Need You!

Please make use of the social media buttons below to share this post as widely as possible. Clicking here will allow you to share this post via email. At the beginning of the month, I put out a call for participation from alumni, faculty, and staff who were at Bethel during the War on Terror. Today, I’d […]

A young U.S. Marine waits on the beaches of Da Nang, Vietnam.

Introductions: Vietnam and the War on Terror

When Chris and I started divvying up research tasks, my inclination was to focus on Vietnam and the War on Terror. This much is surprising – despite my being reasonably cognizant for 9/11 and the subsequent military actions those events sparked, I know less about the War on Terror than any of the conflicts we’re […]

"Help keep it great! Freshmen! Sophomores! Stay in college and become a naval officer!"

Welcome to “Bethel at War”

The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, one of the most devastating events in human history. Much less famously, 1914 was also the year that the Swedish Baptist Theological Seminary moved from Chicago, Illinois to St. Paul, Minnesota, where it merged with — and took the name of — a Christian […]