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Walter Klaassen was perhaps the first Mennonite scholar to define Anabaptists that way in his 1960 Oxford dissertation.

Anabaptist is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Anabaptist books and related discussion.

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What is an Anabaptist Christian?
Who were the Anabaptists
Anabaptist tradition offer to Christians at the start of the 21 st century?
The Anabaptist/Mennonite Tradition and Nature
The Anabaptist/Mennonite tradition, the “left wing” of the Reformation (circa 1525) , The relationship of Anabaptist/Mennonites to nature has been very intense.
The Anabaptist Vision
The Anabaptist Vision. The Relationship Between Church and State by Geoff Volker. How do we begin to sort out the Church/state issue?
THE ANABAPTISTS: neither Catholics nor Protestants Part 1

Suggested News Resources

Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies Hosts Conference on Forgiveness
by Elizabethtown College ELIZABETHTOWN, PA (08/23/2011)(readMedia)-- Elizabethtown College's Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies will host a one-day conference Thursday, Sept. 22, focusing on the topic of forgiveness.
Shenk: Wider circle of discipleship
In recent months much of my work has gone into creating the forthcoming Herald Press book Widening the Circle: Anabaptist Experiments in Discipleship. Joanna Shenk is associate for Interchurch Relations and Communications for Mennonite Church USA.
Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism publishes first book, John
GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen College's new Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism published its first book in July, an English-language translation of John Driver's "Living Together in the Spirit: A Radical Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century.
Austrians claim Anabaptist past
By Dora Dueck A 15-meter galley ship tucked into the ruins of a castle in Austria restores to public memory a dramatic episode in Anabaptist history — a piece of a past nearly forgotten in that country.
Goshen College sparks a fight over national anthem
Senior Kessa Frantz, of Chicago, said she believes "America the Beautiful" represents a fair compromise for students who want to honor their country while remaining faithful to their Anabaptist beliefs.

Suggested Web Resources

Anabaptist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anabaptist Mennonites | historic Christian faith and practice
Anabaptists: Dedicated to the presentation of the Christian faith and practice from an historic Anabaptist Mennonite perspective.
Anabaptists: What is an Anabaptist?
A violent and extremely radical body of ecclesiastico-civil reformers which first made its appearance in 1521 at Zwickau.
Hall of Church History—The Anabaptists
A brief overview from an alien (Calvinist) perspective.

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