Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary receives collection of wooden book eco-artwork


“Heart for Wood”

by Annette Brill Bergstresser for Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary and available here

Artist Christine Langerhorst of Utrecht, Netherlands, holds two books that she carved from discarded wood. (Credit: Jan Bom)

ELKHART, Indiana (Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary) — A collection of 30 books carved out of discarded wood by artist Christine Langerhorst of Utrecht, Netherlands, has found a home in the Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) Library in Elkhart, Indiana.

The seminary community will celebrate the gift of the “Hart voor Hout | Heart for Wood” collection on Thursday, March 14, on the AMBS campus at 3003 Benham Avenue, Elkhart. Visitors can view the books on display in the library from 9 to 11 a.m. From 9:45 to 10:15 a.m., a reception will be held in the AMBS Lounge. The reception is free and open to the public; advance registration is required as space is limited (see

The donors of the collection are […]

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