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Mennonite World Conference President Bishop Danisa Ndlovu and LWF General Secretary Rev. Dr Ishmael Noko embrace following Dr Noko's message to the 2009 MWC World Assembly concerning Lutheran regret for persecution of Anabaptists. © Lowell Brown[2]
Ecumenical Dialogue Between Mennonites and Other Christian Faith Traditions
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This site, currently under construction, offers a window into the relatively recent involvement of Mennonite (and Anabaptist-related groups) in ecumenical involvements of various sorts. Some expressions of Mennonite ecumenicity have emerged in response to formal invitations from other Christian groups seeking a "healing of memory" in light of the conflict that surrounded our origins in the 16th century. Other ecumenical engagements have been more informal--lay initiatives seeking deeper understanding and reconciliation at a local level. This site provides access to bibliographic information on Anabaptist-Mennonite ecumenical involvements, texts of working papers and formal statements, an overview of the emerging reception history and links to other resources. Please add additional relevant information based on your own interest and expertise!

Mennonite World Conference President Danisa Ndlovu of Zimbabwe presents Lutheran World Fellowship President Bishop Mark S. Hanson with a wooden foot-washing tub to represent Mennonites' commitment to a future “when the distinguishing mark of Lutheran and Anabaptist-Mennonite relationships is boundless love and unfailing service” in Stuttgart, Germany.[1]

Interchurch and Interfaith Dialogue

Over the years, Mennonite Church USA, Mennonite Church Canada and other Mennonite organizations like Mennonite World Conference have engaged in conversation between other Christian churches and denominations.

Organization Websites Related to Interchurch Relationships Notes
Mennonite Church USA: Interchurch Relations. Online: Interchurch Relations
Mennonite Church Canada: Inter-Church and Inter-Faith Relations Reference Council. Online:Inter-Church and Inter-Faith Relations
Mennonite World Conference: Interchurch Dialogue. Online:Interchurch Dialogue

Lutherans

Stuttgart 2010

"STUTTGART, Germany (RNS/ENInews) A global Lutheran assembly in Germany has asked for forgiveness for the 16th-century persecution of Anabaptists, the religious reformers whose modern-day descendants include Mennonites. “We remember how Anabaptist Christians knew suffering and persecution, and we remember how some of our most honored Reformation leaders defended this persecution in the name of faithfulness,” said Bishop Mark Hanson, president of the Lutheran World Federation, at a joint service of repentance with Mennonites on July 22." Excerpt taken from The Christian Index, accessed here.

Baptists

Seventh-Day Adventists

Roman Catholic Church

"A dialogue between Catholics and Mennonites took place over a five-year period, from 1998-2003. The general purpose of the dialogue was to get better acquainted, to better understand Catholic and Mennonite positions on Christian faith and to contribute to overcoming long-held prejudices.

Under discussion were the intersection of the history of the two denominations; theology around the nature of the church, sacraments and ordinances and the commitment to peace; and addressing the healing of memories."[3]

Reformed Church

Church of God

Tri-Lateral Dialogue on Baptism

Local and Grassroots Initiatives

Bridgefolk

"Bridgefolk is a movement of sacramentally-minded Mennonites and peace-minded Roman Catholics who come together to celebrate each other's traditions, explore each other's practices, and honor each other's contribution to the mission of Christ's Church. Together we seek better ways to embody a commitment to both traditions. We seek to make Anabaptist-Mennonite practices of discipleship, peaceableness, and lay participation more accessible to Roman Catholics, and to bring the spiritual, liturgical, and sacramental practices of the Catholic tradition to Anabaptists." (Excerpt taken from the official Bridgefolk website.)

"Heal Our Land" Conference

"From May 1-4, 2003, in a conference center at Winterthur, in the mountains of Switzerland, over 1000 Christians from all over the world met to joyfully worship, prayerfully seek and faithfully obey the God who heals our land by healing our broken relationships. This “Heal Our Land” conference was sponsored by the Stiftung Schleife, a Christian ministry devoted to serving the body of Christ and headed by Geri Keller, a Swiss Reformed minister." (Excerpt taken from "Come, Father, Heal Our Land.")

"A Swiss Reformed pastor for thirty years has carried a burden for reconciliation between these two groups. Geri Keller, founder of a parachurch ministry called Stiftung Schleife, organized the conference. There were many Anabaptists who attended from Switzerland, Germany, France, Austria, Belgium and other parts of Europe, as well as Canada. The Swiss Reformed church was represented by approximately forty Reformed pastors and many lay people, who joined together for the four-day conference. Forty Amish from Montana and Idaho and seventeen Mennonites from the Lancaster and Franconia, PA areas were invited to participate in the conference. My wife Janet and I attended, representing Mennonites from the Franconia Mennonite Conference area. The total number of persons attending the conference exceeded 800." (Excerpt taken from "500-Year Old Swiss Wound Had to be Healed.")

Anabaptist Connections

"Anabaptist Connections" is comprised of two teams, both Amish and Mennonite. These two teams have committed to work together in a covenant relationship. For the first time in Anabaptist history have Amish and Mennonites come together in overcoming ancient animosities and divisions, to work as a corporate team in forging healing and forgiveness." (Excerpt taken from the Anabaptist Connection website.)

"Unlocking our Inheritance" Conference

Swiss Reformed Pastors and Leaders met together with Anabaptists from all denominations, April 7-9, 2005 in New Holland, Pa.

"Unification of all believers in Jesus Christ was a theme of the opening session of a three-day conference titled “Unlocking the Inheritance.’’ Despite differences, Hoover said, all in attendance are united in Christ.

Forgiveness and healing were related themes. The Swiss traveled here to ask for forgiveness from Mennonites, Amish, Brethren and other Anabaptists and to heal relationships with them." (Excerpt taken from "Going about the Business of Forgiveness.")

See also: "Anabaptists, Swiss Persecutors will make Amends - 500 years later."

Mennonite Ecumenical Thought and Practice: A Working Bibliography

Clearly this a draft in progress! Send additional citations to johndr@goshen.edu.

Ecumenical Bibliography Notes
Alfert, Lucio. “The Mennonite Presence in the Chaco from a Catholic Perspective,” MQR 76 (July 2002), 337-352.
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Mennonitischer Gemeinden in Deutschland, “Stellungnahme der AMG,” in: Stimmen zum lutherischen-mennonitischen Dialog (Hamburg: s.l., s.a.).
Bauman, Harold. The Price of Church Unity (Scottdale, Pa.: MPH, 1962).
Bender, Ross T. and Alan P. F. Sell, eds. Baptism, Peace and the State in the Reformed and Mennonite Traditions (Waterloo, ON: Wilfried Laurier U. Press, 1991).
Bericht vom Dialog VELKD/Mennoniten, 1989 bis 1992 (Hannover, 1993).
Burkart, Rainer W. “Eucharistische Gastfreundschaft. Versöhnung zwischen Mennoniten und Lutheranern,” Oe R 45 (1996), 324-330.
Burkholder, J. R., Mennonites in Ecumenical Dialogue on Peace and Justice (MCC, Occasional Papers, Nr. 7, 1988).
Dopers-Calvinistische Gesprek in Nederland [Mennonite-Reformed Dialogue in the Netherlands] (The Hague: Boekencentrum, 1982). Conversations extended from 1975-1978 (included 3 from Neth. Reformed Church; 3 Dutch Menn; 2 Reformed church in the Neth; 2 Baptists; 1 Christian Ref. Church); 6 main themes.
Enns, Fernando. “Menononiten: Plurale Minderheitskirche im Pluralismus,” KZG 2 (2000), 359-375.
Enns, Fernando. Friedenskirche in der ökumene: Mennonitische Wurzeln einer Ethik der Gewaltfreiheit (Göttingern: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003). This is by far the most sophisticated and informed survey of Mennonite ecumenical conversations – both historically and theologically.
Fast, Heinold. “A Mennonite View on the Reformed Condemnations,” in Hans Georg von Berg, et al., eds. Mennonites and Reformed in Dialogue (Geneva, 1986), 57-60.
Finger, Tom. “A Mennonite Theology for Interfaith Relations” in S. Mark Heim, ed., GROUNDS FOR UNDERSTANDING (Eerdmans 98), 69-92.
Finger, Tom. “An Anabaptist Perspective on Justification,” in M. Opocensky & P. Reamonn, eds., JUSTIFICATION AND SANCTIFICATION IN THE TRADITIONS OF THE REFORMATION (Geneva: World Alliance of Reformed Churches), 44-86 [= Prague V Conference Presentation]
Finger, Tom. “An Opportunity for Witness,” GH (5/26/87), 356-357.
Finger, Tom. “Anabaptism and Eastern Orthodoxy: some unexpected similarities?” JOURNAL OF ECUMENICAL STUDIES 31-32 (Winter/Spring 94), 67-91.
Finger, Tom. “Christology, Confession and Peace: some ecumenical discussions” MCC PEACE SECTION NEWSLETTER, 17:6 (Nov/Dec 87), 7-8.
Finger, Tom. “Church Talk: Mennonites will begin conversations with Lutherans to heal memories,” THE MENNONITE, 4:30 (8/14/01), 6-7.
Finger, Tom. “Confessions of Faith in the Anabaptist/Mennonite Tradition,” MQR 76:3 (7/02), 277-297.
Finger, Tom. “Controversial Saint...” (letter to the Editor), CHRISTIAN CENTURY, 110:34, (12/1/93) 1221-1223.
Finger, Tom. “Eucharistic Theology: some untapped resources,” VISION (Spring 01), 1-14.
Finger, Tom. “Homily Notes for Ecumenical Sunday, 2000 WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY (Peeskill, N.Y.: R.K. Graphics [Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute]), 16-17.
Finger, Tom. “Konrad Raiser’s View of a New Ecumenical Paradigm,” ECUMENICAL TRENDS 22:4 (4/93), 5-9.
Finger, Tom. “Mennonite Lutheran Bilateral Dialogue (USA) Begins,” ECUMENICAL TRENDS 30:8 (9/01), 9-13.
Finger, Tom. “Mennonite pushes WCC to proclaim non-violence,” THE MENNONITE 1:1 (12/22/98), 3.
Finger, Tom. “Orthodox, Evangelicals Push for WCC Reforms, CHRISTIANITY TODAY, 43:1 (1/11/99), 22.
Finger, Tom. “Our Distance Persists, but so does our Sharing,” GH 84:45 (11/12/91), 502-503.
Finger, Tom. “Post-Chalcedonian Christology: some reflections on Oriental Orthodoxy from a Mennonite Perspective” in Paul Fries & Tiran Nersoyan, eds.m CHRIST IN EAST AND WEST (Macon, GA: Mercer, 87) 155-169.
Finger, Tom. “Proposed Theses for a Believers Church Theology of the Lord’s Supper,” in Dale Stoffer, ed., THE LORD’S SUPPER: BELIEVERS’ CHURCH PERSPECTIVES (Herald, 97), 256-260.
Finger, Tom. “Reflections on an Ecumenical-Historical Experiment” in Charles Brockwell and Timothy Wengert, eds., TELLING THE CHURCHES’ STORIES (Eerdmans 95), 105-120.
Finger, Tom. “Reformed/Anabaptist Conversations: Jesus as ethical norm,” SOJOURNERS 6:4 (4/77), 33-36.
Finger, Tom. “Seeking to Link Activism with Doctrine,” GH 86:44 (11/9/93), 7, 10.
Finger, Tom. “The Future is in God’s Hands,” GH (6/9/87), 420-421.
Finger, Tom. “The Way to Nicea: some reflections from a Mennonite Perspective,” CGR 3:3 (Fall 85) 231-249; in slightly altered form, JOURNAL OF ECUMENICAL STUDIES, 24: 2 (Spring 87), 212-231.
Finger, Tom. “Why We Have Been Skeptical,” GH (5/19/87), 338-339.
Finger, Tom. “World Council of Churches Endorses Mennonite Proposal for Peace Decade,” MWR (12/24/98), 3.
Finger, Tom. “World Gathering Haunted by Moor-Slayer” and “World Faith & Order Gathering Seeks to Link Doctrine and Social Action,” MENNONITE REPORTER 23:19 (10/4/93), 5.
Friedmann, Robert. “Ecumenical Dialogue Between Anabaptists and Catholics,” MQR 40 (Oct 1960), 260-265.
Gensichen, Hans-Werner. We Condemn. How Luther and Sixteenth Century Lutheranism Condemned False Doctrine. Trans. Herbert J. A. Bouman (Saint Louis: Concordia Pub. House, 1967).
Golterman, W. F. “Mennonites in the Ecumenical Movement,” Mennonite Life 18 (Oct. 1963), 170-171.
Gritsch, Eric C., “Christian Unity and Peacemaking: A Lutheran Perspective,” in Jeffrey Gros and John D. Rempel, The Fragmentation of the Church and Its Unity in Peacemaking (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001), 16-33.
Gros, Jeffrey and John D. Rempel, The Fragmentation of the Church and Its Unity in Peacemaking (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001).
Gwyn, Douglas, G. Hyunsinger, E. F. Roop, J. H. Yoder, A Declaration on Peace: In God’s People the World’s Renewal Has Begun (Scottdale, PA: MPH, 1991).
Harder, Helmut. “Towards Healing of Memories,” Courier 4 (1998).
Hedrick, Joyce C. “An Examination of Ecumenical Involvements of the Mennonite Church, 1960-1978.” 29 p. term paper (MHL Historical Treatises).
Hostetler, Beulah S. “Nonresistance and Social Responsibility: Mennonites and Mainline Peace Emphases, ca. 1950-1985,” MQR 64 (Jan 1990), 49-73.
Kauffman, Ivan J. “Mennonite-Catholic Conversations in North America: History, Convergences, Opportunities,” MQR 74 (Jan 1999), 35-60.
Kraybill, Paul N. “North American Inter-Mennonite Relationships,” report to the Inter-Mennonite Consultation (Rosemont, IL, October 28-30, 1974). Mimeograph.
Lapp, James, ed. Principles and Guidelines for Interchurch Relations (Scottdale: Interchurch Relations Committee of Mennonite General Conference, 1971).
Lehmann, Karl and Wolfhart Pannenberg, The Condemnations of the Reformation Era: Do They Still Divide? (1988, Fortress Press, 1990).
Leinhard, Marc and Peter Widmer, “Gespräche zwischen Lutheranern und Mennoniten in Frankreich (1981-1984),” in: Cornelia Nussberger, ed. Wachsende Kirchengemeinschaft. Gespräche und Vereinbarungen zwischen evangelischen Kirchen in Europa (Bern, 1992), 172.
Leinhard, Marc. “Von der Konfrontation zum Dialog: Die lutherischen Kirchen und die Täufer im 16. Jr. und Heute,” in Günther Gassmann and P. Norgaard-Hojen, eds. Einheit der Kirche. Neue Entwicklungen und Perspektiven (Frankfurt: Lembeck, 1988), 37ff.
Mennonite World Conference / Baptist World Alliance, Baptist-Mennonite Theological Conversations (1989-1992).
Miller, Marlin and Barbara Nelson Gingerich, eds. The Church’s Peace Witness (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994).
Miller, Paul M. “Mennonites and Ecumenical Concern: The Case for Greater Cooperation and Involvement.” Mimeograph. 1965.
Mortensen, Viggo, ed. War, Confession and Conciliarity. What Does “Just War” in the Augsburg Confession Mean Today? (Hannover: Lutherische Verlagshaus, 1993).
Nation, Mark Thiessen, “The Ecumenical Patience and Vocation of John Howard Yoder.” Ph. D. Thesis, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, 2000. Forthcoming from Wm. B. Eerdmans, probably under the title: John Howard Yoder: Mennonite Patience, Catholic Convictions, Evangelical Witness.
Oosterbaan, J. A. “The Mennonites and the Ecumenical Movement,” MQR 41 (July, 1967), 187-199.
Opocensky, Milan, ed. Towards a Renewed Dialogue: Consultation on the First and Second Reformations, Geneva, 28 November to 1 December 1994(Geneva: World Alliance of Reformed Churches, 1996).
Peachey, Paul, “The Peace Churches as Ecumenical Witness,” in Kingdom, Cross and Community: FS for Guy F. Hershberger (Scottdale, PA: MPH, 1976), 247-258.
Roth, John D. “A Historical and Theological Context for Mennonite-Lutheran Dialogue,” MQR 76 (July 2002), 263-276.
Saxer, Ernst, et al. “The Attitude of the Reformed Churches Today to the Condemnations of the Baptists in the Reformed Confessional Documents,” in Hans Georg von Berg, et al., eds. Mennonites and Reformed in Dialogue (Geneva, 1986), 42-56. Second Helvetic Confession [1561/62 – Bullinger; brings to a close long sequence of Reformed confessions in the 16th century; made official in 1566; clear division with Catholics and Anabaptists] “condemns” Anabaptists twice (chs. 20 and 30). One thing clear: “to the extent that these repudiations were used to justify the oppression and persecution of the Anabaptists, the Reformed churches must disassociate themselves from them. Repudiation of teachings should not in any case have been permitted to end in public prosecutions, executions and banishments. The Reformed churches have no right to ignore the wrongs done to the Anabaptists in the course of the centuries or even to use any argument whatever to excuse these wrongs” (42).
Sell, Alan P. F., “Anabaptist-Congregational Relations and Current Mennonite-Reformed Dialogue,” MQR 61 (1987), 321-334.
Smid, Menno. “Der mennonitisch-lutherish Dialog,” in Hermann Brandt and Jörg Rothermundt, eds. Was hat die Oekumene gebracht? Fakten und Perspektiven (Gütersloh: Güterloher Verlagshaus, 1993), 43-52.
Smucker, Donovan. “Ecumenism,” ME 5:257-258.
Truemper, David G. “The Role and Authority of Lutheran Confessional Writings: Do Lutherans Really “Condemn the Anabaptists?” MQR 76 (July 2002), 299-313.
von Berg, Hans Georg, et al., eds. Mennonites and Reformed in Dialogue (Geneva, 1986). Papers presented at a day-long consultation convened by MWC and World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) in Strasbourg in 1984. This gathering grew out of an earlier consultation (March 5, 1983 in Zurich) of WARC and Baptist World Alliance to celebrate 10 years of dialogue to which Mennonites were invited as commentators. MWC and WARC meeting in Strasbourg concluded with published report (1986) and promise for a further report in 2 years.
Widmer, Pierre, “Lutheran-Mennonite Colloquium,” tr. Marlin Miller, MQR 58 (April 1984), 180-182.
Wilson, H. S., ed. Bilateral Dialogues (Geneva, 1993).
Yoder, John H. “40 Years of Ecumenical Dialogue Efforts on Justice and Peace Issues by the Fellowship of Reconciliation and the “Historic Peace Churches.” A Chronology,” in, A Declaration on Peace ( ), 93ff.
Yoder, John H. “A ‘Free Church’ Perspective on Baptism, Eucharist and Ministry,” in The Royal Priesthood, 277-288.
Yoder, John H. “A People in the World,” in The Royal Priesthood, 66-101.
Yoder, John H. “Another ‘Free Church’ Perspective on Baptist Ecumenism,” in The Royal Priesthood, 263-276.
Yoder, John H. “Catholicity in Search of Location,” The Royal Priesthood, 302-320.
Yoder, John H. “Christian Unity in Search of Locality,” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 6:2 (Spring, 1969), 185-199.
Yoder, John H. “The Free Church Ecumenical Style,” in The Royal Priesthood, 232-241.
Yoder, John H. “The Imperative of Christian Unity,” in The Royal Priesthood, 290-299.
Yoder, John H. “The Nature of the Unity We Seek: A Historic Free Church View,” in The Royal Priesthood, 222-230.
Yoder, John H. The Ecumenical Movement and the Faithful Church (Scottdale: Herald Press, 1958).
Yoder, John H. The Royal Priesthood: Essays Ecclesiological and Ecumenical. ed. Michael Cartwright (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994).
Yoder, John H. “Let Evanston Speak on War!” The Christian Century (August 18, 1954): 973-4.
Yoder, John H. “Islam’s Special Challenge to Christian Mission,” Gospel Herald (Dec. 31, 1957): 1142.
Yoder, John H. “Islam’s Challenge to Mennonites,” Gospel Herald (Feb. 4, 1958): 110-111.
Yoder, John H. “Mennonites and Contemporary Ecumenical Movements,” Unpublished paper presented to the Centennial Study Conference, General Conference Mennonite Church, Christian Unity in Faith and Witness, Donnellson High School, Donnellson, Iowa, June 20-23, 1960, 8pp.
Yoder, John H. “Mennonites and Interdenominational Agencies,” The Mennonite (March 20, 1962): 181-2.
Yoder, John H. “The Unity We Have,” The Mennonite (March 13, 1962): 165-6.
Yoder, John H. “The Unity We Seek,” The Mennonite (March 27, 1962): 213-4.
Yoder, John H. “War, Peace and the Evangelical Challenge,” Outline presentation at Denver, 19 April 1966. Unpublished, 15pp.
Yoder, John H. “Christian Unity Within a Divided North American Protestantism,” Unpublished memorandum on Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities stationery, March 1, 1967, 13pp.
Yoder, John H. “The Unique Role of the Historic Peace Churches,” Brethren Life and Thought 14 (Summer 1969): 132-49. Seems relevant because it is specifically discussing the hpc role in the context of Christianity as a whole.
Yoder, John H. “A Non-Baptist View of Southern Baptists,” Review and Expositor 67 (Spring 1970): 219-28.
Yoder, John H. “The Christian View of Other Religions,” Unpublished paper, AMBS, Spring, 4pp.
Yoder, John H. “Martin Luther’s Forgotten Vision,” The Other Side (April 1977): 66-70.
Yoder, John H. “Radical Reformation Ethics in Ecumenical Perspective,” in The Priestly Kingdom, 105-122, 202-205. (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1984/2001).
Yoder, John H. “The Contemporary Evangelical Revival and the Peace Churches,” in Mission and the Peace Witness, ed. Robert L. Ramseyer, 68-103, 137. (Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1979).
Yoder, John H. “Historic Multiracial Meeting in South Africa’s Capital: Why?” The Mennonite (Aug. 21, 1979): 503.
Yoder, John H. “Could There Be a Baptist Bishop?” Ecumenical Trends 9 (July/Aug. 1980): 104-7.
Yoder, John H. “Reformed Versus Anabaptist Strategies: The Limits of a Typology,” Theological Students’ Fellowship: News and Reviews 3 (Feb. 1980): 4-7.
Yoder, John H. “Alive and Well at Anderson, Ind,” Gospel Herald (Nov. 18, 1980): 931.
Yoder, John H. “The Finality of Jesus Christ and Other Faiths,” Collected material from lectures and essays, AMBS, 1983, 33pp.
Yoder, John H. “A Critique of North American Evangelical Ethics,” Transformation 2 (Jan.-March, 1985): 28-31.
Yoder, John H. “Reformed Versus Anabaptist Social Strategies: An Inadequate Typology,” Theological Students Fellowship Bulletin (May-June 1985): 2-10.
Yoder, John H. “Calling a Council for Peace,” Ecumenical Trends 15 (Nov. 1986): 157-60.
Yoder, John H. “The Challenge of Individual Ecumenism: A Thinkpiece,” Unpublished paper, January 1986, 3pp. On the ecumenical witness value of Mennonites becoming non-Mennonites.
Yoder, John H. “Adjusting to the Changing Shape of the Debate on Infant Baptism,” in Oecumennisme: Essays in Honor of Dr. Henk Kossen, ed. Arie Lambo, 210-14. (Amsterdam: Algemene Doopsgezinde Societeit, 1989).
Yoder, John H. with Richard J. Mouw, “Evangelical Ethics and the Anabaptist-Reformed Dialogue,” The Journal of Religious Ethics 17 (Fall 1989): 121-37.
Yoder, John H. “Foreword,” in Pentecostal Pacifism: The Origin, Development, and Rejection of Pacific Beliefs Among Pentecostals, by Jay Beaman, i-v. (Hillsboro, KS: Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies, 1989).
Yoder, John H. with James William McClendon, Jr., “Christian Identity in Ecumenical Perspective: A Response to David Wayne Layman,” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 27 (Summer 1990): 561-80.
Yoder, John H. “The Believers’ Church Conferences in Historical Perspective,” MQR 65 (Jan. 1991): 5-19.
Yoder, John H. “Conscientious Objection” and “Peace,” in Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement, ed. Geoffrey BWainwright et al. (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans; Geneva: WCC, 1991), s.v.
Yoder, John H. “Ecumenical Dimensions of Peace Work,” Unpublished outline of presentation, Bristol, England, Nov. 29, 1991, 4pp.
Yoder, John H. “Ecumenical Peace Witness in Europe under the MCC Peace Section,” Unpublished paper, written originally for a special edition of an MCC Newsletter, but then not used, March 1992, 5pp.
Yoder, John H. “The Disavowal of Constantine: An Alternative Perspective on Interfaith Dialogue,” in The Royal Priesthood 242-261.
Yoder, John H. “The Changing Shape of the Conversation Between the Peace Churches and Mainstream Christianity,” Public lecture, Swarthmore College, September 29, 1995, 17pp.
Yoder, John H. When War Is Unjust: Being Honest in Just War Thinking, Rev. ed. (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1996; reprinted by Wipf & Stock And see bibliography for some of JHY’s other writings on JWT.
Yoder, John H. “On Christian Unity: The Way from Below,” Pro Ecclesia IX/2 (Spring 2000): 165-183.
Yoder, John H. The Jewish-Christian Schism Revisited, ed. Michael G. Cartwright and Peter Ochs. (Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2003; London: SCM Press, 2003).
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