Mountain View Bible College (Didsbury, Alberta, Canada)

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The Mountain View Bible College, Didsbury, Alberta, was founded in 1926 by the Mennonite Brethren in Christ (United Missionary Church). The school had an enrollment of 35 in 1956-57 and offered work leading to degrees in music, theology, and sacred literature. A fifth year of work leading to the Th.B. degree was added. An administration building, a music studio, a library and classroom buildings in addition to dormitories comprised the plant. The Conference Tabernacle was also located on the campus. Two of the eight faculty members in 1956 held master's degrees and four had bachelor's degrees.

Mountain View Bible College merged with Hillcrest Christian College in Medicine Hat, Alberta (the college of the Evangelical Church of Canada) in 1992 to form Rocky Mountain College in Calgary, Alberta.


Guenther, Bruce L. "Slithering Down the Plank of Intellectualism?: The Canadian Conference of Christian Educators and the Impulse towards Accreditation among Canadian Bible Schools during the 1960s." Historical Studies in Education 16 (Fall 2004): 197-228. Accessed online 10 October 2006. <>

Author(s) Gladys Eby
Date Published February 2012

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Eby, Gladys. "Mountain View Bible College (Didsbury, Alberta, Canada)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. February 2012. Web. 29 Jun 2022.,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=132852.

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Eby, Gladys. (February 2012). Mountain View Bible College (Didsbury, Alberta, Canada). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 June 2022, from,_Alberta,_Canada)&oldid=132852.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 761. All rights reserved.

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