Events by Institute of Mennonite Studies
Book release: Later Writings of the Swiss Anabaptists 1529-1592
edited by C. Arnold Snyder
Thursday, October 26, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Waltner Hall Lounge
AMBS 3003 Benham Ave, Elkhart, IN 46517
Guest speaker: Arnold Snyder
Institute of Mennonite Studies is pleased to announce the publication of a new volume in IMS's Classics of the Radical Reformation series.
Later Writings of the Swiss Anabaptists 1529–1592 contains a selection of writings that were being copied and circulated among the later Anabaptists in Switzerland. The text that dominates the present collection, both in terms of length and complexity, is the massive 466-page Codex 628, copied in 1590 and containing a wide sampling of material considered significant by the Swiss Anabaptists at the end of the century. Readers of this volume thus have the opportunity to peruse, in translation, significant archival holdings that document the development of Swiss Anabaptist thought over the length of the sixteenth century. These writings reveal a maturing religious and social movement, whose members continued to reflect biblically on their call to discipleship, all the while living in a world that designated all adult baptizers heretics and disobedient, dangerous citizens.
Later Writings of the Swiss Anabaptists 1529–1592 is published by Pandora Press, Kitchener, Ontario. It is volume 13 in the Institute of Mennonite Studies series Classics of the Radical Reformation, and volume 4 in the Institute of Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies series Anabaptist Texts in Translation. ISBN: 978-1-926599-57-1. $53.00 (Can., retail). 607 pages.