humans via scholarship, but we must continue tohelp each other serve
"Christ and His Church" foremost. And that means CFH has a vital role in
providing Christian teacher/scholars withintellectual stimulation and
A majorevent is the publication of History and the Christian
Historianby Eerdmans, which was presented for thefirst time at the
Nashville meeting of the CFH. The majority of the chapters in thebook
were presented at the 1996 CFH meeting in Grand Rapids. Ronald Wells
(Calvin College) is the editor of the volume. This book will be featured at
the 1999 AHA/CFH breakfast meeting.
Charter member RobertV. Schnucker has retired after 35 years of
service at Truman State University and is now livingin retirement in
Iowa. He has been recognized with afestschrift entitled Books Have
Their Own Destiny, edited by Robin Barnes, Robert Kolb,and Paula
Presley, and published by Thomas Jefferson UniversityPress, Kirksville
MO. Various well-known scholars in sixteenth-century studies
contributed essays to the volume.
Another CFH member honored with a festschrift is DonaldF.
Durnbaugh, emeritusof Bethany Theological Seminary. David B. Eller,
Director of the YoungCenter for the Study of Anabaptist and Pietist
Groups at Elizabethtown College, is the editor of From Ageto Age:
Historians and the Modern Church,published by Brethren Life and
Thought, Richmond IN. CFH members who contributed essays tothe
work include Franklin H. Littell (Temple University), RobertG. Clouse
(Indiana State University), andWilliam Kostlevy (Asbury Theological