In This Issue
Many Mennonite churches and colleges held a special service on or near January 21 to commemorate the 450th anniversary of the Anabaptist movement.
Pacific College, Fresno, California, declared an “Anabaptist Commemoration Week” and asked three scholars of church history to speak on the nature and effect of that part of the Reformation from which the Mennonites have come. These addresses are collected in this issue.
Abe Dueck has provided a bibliography of significant books on Anabaptism. His discussion of these books will help the newcomer to this heritage know where to begin his readings and will aid those of us who have not kept up with the most recent studies.
The meditation on the personal struggles of Jeremiah with his calling, by David Ewert, was first given at a seminary chapel service. This fall Prof. Ewert begins teaching duties in the field of New Testament at the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary.
At our request, Helmut T. Huebert has shared his reactions to the Mennonite Brethren General Conference held August 9-12 in Winnipeg.