Category - anabaptists

  • 28 Oct 2013

    Mennonite Central Committee is appealing to the UN to enable humanitarian aid to reach the estimated 3,000 Syrian families endangered there.

  • 28 Oct 2013

    Media coverage of George Windsor's baptism gave the impression that baptism is about conformity. Baptism began in a far more radical way, before its domestication by the powerful. Since then, many people have rediscovered baptism's original subversive force, as a sign of dedication to the kingdom of God – and a rejection of the kingdoms of this world.

  • 8 Aug 2012

    A Church in the heart of Edinburgh is the venue for an intriguing conversation about the future of religion beyond its inherited institutional forms.

  • 27 Apr 2012

    The theology forum associated with the Anabaptist Network UK meets for 24 hours in Leamington Spa, from late morning through to lunch on 2/3 May 2012 - and there are a few places left for reflective practitioners and practical reflectors who might like to join us. We would prefer to have people for the whole period, but day guests can be accommodated in some circumstances.

  • 11 Nov 2011

    Mennonites have planted two trees in the 'Luthergarten' in Wittenberg, Germany, to mark the deepening of Mennonite-Lutheran relations.

  • 14 Mar 2011

    The Anabaptist-related church communities of Japan are largely safe, according to Takanori Sasaki, chair for Japan Mennonite Fellowship.

  • 17 Oct 2010

    Many progressive Christians found themselves experiencing profoundly mixed feelings both about Pope Benedict’s visit and about the protests against it, says Simon Barrow. This is perhaps because neither imperial religion nor rejectionist forms of secularism are adequate to the task of remaking public life and public faith.

  • 30 Aug 2010

    Anabaptist churches and service organizations from around the world have gathered in Addis Ababa to look at ways of working together more effectively.

  • 20 Jul 2010

    The Lutheran World Federation is to adopt a historic statement asking forgiveness from Mennonites for the persecution of Anabaptists in the 16th century.

  • 5 Apr 2010

    "Choice" in all things, including religion, has become an American mantra, says Martin Marty. But what does it mean, how healthy is an increasing profusion of choices, and what will Anabaptists have to say to all this?