Radical Routes aims to enable those who are curious to discover how the 500 year old Anabaptist/Mennonite traditions have helped shape modern approaches to Jesus centred ways of being church that are less institutionalised and hierarchical. In uncovering resources from a radical faith perspective that are life changing based on intentional discipleship in community in following Jesus.
On Monday 23 February at 7.30 p.m. the Rev Canon Dr James Steven will give the annual public liturgy lecture in memory of Michael Vasey in the Chapel of St John’s College, Durham. His subject will be ‘Anabaptist Daily Prayer: A 21st Century Synthesis of Liturgical and Evangelical Traditions’. James is the Academic Dean and Programme Leader for the MA in Christian Liturgy at Sarum College, Salisbury, and was a student of Michael Vasey’s at Cranmer Hall.
Do go along if you are in the area!
Tom Yoder Neufeld gave a lecture to mark the opening of the Centre for Anabaptist Studies at Bristol Baptist College.
You can listen to it here:
The Institute of Mennonite Studies, the publishing and research branch of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Indiana, USA, has compiled its first-ever catalogue. All 81 books published since 1958 are annotated and indexed by topic, title and author/editor. Browse or download the catalogue from the AMBS-IMS website: www.ambs.edu/publishing/documents/IMS-Book-Catalog.pdf
The next Anabaptist Network of Communities day will be held on 7 March 2015 in Bristol. Here's a taster of what is planned:
The organisers in Bristol (the local Anabaptist group and members of Urban Expression teams) are working with the theme of the Feast of Fools, a subversive medieval festival that challenged social norms.
Anabaptist Witness is the title of a new Anabaptist journal that is freely available online and for purchasing as a print copy.
The journal is a publication of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Mennonite Church Canada, and Mennonite Mission Network.
The first issue can be found at www.anabaptistwitness.org. This website contains other Anabaptist resources as well.