Bender, Harold Stauffer, 1897-1962

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Bender, Harold Stauffer, 1897-1962

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  • H. S. Bender
  • Bender, Harold S.

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1897-1962

History

A churchman and educator, Bender was one of the dominant Mennonite personalities between the years of 1930 and 1962. He remains best known for his essay, "The Anabaptist Vision" (1944).

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Mennonite Central Committee, Peace Section

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1942 - 1962

Description of relationship

Bender served as chair of the Mennonite Central Committee Peace Section from 1942 to his death in 1962.

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Mennonite Central Committee (1940-)

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CA-MHSBC-2018

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1931 - 1962

Description of relationship

Bender became a member and assistant secretary of the Mennonite Central Committee in 1931 and continued serving the organization in various roles until his death, including as chair of the MCC Peace Section 1942-1962.

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Mennonite World Conference (1925-)

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CA-MAO-2014-004

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1930 - 1962

Description of relationship

Following the 2nd Mennonite World Conference (Danzig, 1930), Bender served on a prepartory commission to plan the 3rd Conference (Netherlands, 1936), He also participated in planning, chairing, or presiding over the remaining conferences during his lifetime (1948, 1952, 1957, 1962).

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Goshen College

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associative

Dates of the relationship

1914 - 1962

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Bender was a student at Goshen College 1914 to 1918. Bender was a professor at Goshen College from 1924 to 1962 in church history, Bible, and sociology. He was dean of Goshen College, 1931-1944, and dean of Goshen College Biblical Seminary, 1944-1962.

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Bender, Elizabeth Horsch, 1895-1988

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Bender, Elizabeth Horsch, 1895-1988

is the spouse of

Bender, Harold Stauffer, 1897-1962

Dates of the relationship

1923 - 1988

Description of relationship

Harold S. Bender married Elizabeth Horsch May 9, 1923.

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CA-MAO-2014-006

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https://gameo.org/index.php?title=Bender,_Harold_Stauffer_(1897-1962)&oldid=148865
Gross, Leonard. "Bender, Harold Stauffer (1897-1962)."
Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1990. Web. 8 Jun 2015.

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