The Institute of Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies (IAMS) occasionally sponsors publications that reflect its mandate to encourage research in Anabaptist and Mennonite studies. IAMS co-publishes several book series in cooperation with Pandora Press, an independent publisher that specializes in Mennonite studies academic publishing. Titles in these series are available from Pandora Press.

Out-of-print titles

In addition, IAMS makes available on this site copies of significant Mennonite-related titles that would otherwise be out of print. The first of these is:

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'of course I was only an onlooker for I can't dance' 

The 1911-1919 diary of Gordon Christian Eby, Mennonite farmer. Waterloo, Ontario: MLR Editions Canada, 2007.

Download The 1911-1919 diary of Gordon Christian Eby, Mennonite farmer (PDF).

IAMS Series

Mennonite Reflections

book titleAmong the Ashes: In the Stalinkova Kolkhoz,

Peter J. Rahn, 2011

book coverHoward Raid: Man of Faith and Vision,

Elizabeth Raid, 2011

book titleThe Silence Echos: Memoirs of Trauma and Tears 

Sarah Dyck. Pandora Press, 1997.

book titleLifting the Veil: Mennonite Life in Russia Before the Revolution 

Jacob H. Janzen. Pandora Press, 1999.

book titleA Life Displaced: A Mennonite Woman's Flight from War-Torn Poland 

Edna Schroeder Thiessen. Pandora Press, 2000.

book titleMennonite Alternative Service in Russia: The Story of Abram Dück and His Colleagues 1911-1917 

John Dick and Lawrence Klippenstein. Pandora Press, 2002.

book titleThe Plain People: A Glimpse at Life Among the Old Order Mennonites of Ontario 

John F. Peters. Pandora Press, 2003.

book titleFrom Kleefeld with Love 

John A. Harder. Pandora Press, 2003.

book titleOld Order Mennonites of Ontario: Gelassenheit, Discipleship, Brotherhood 

Donald Martin. Pandora Press, 2003.

book titlePioneers in Ministry: Women Pastors in Ontario Mennonite Churches, 1973-2003 

Mary A. Schiedel. Pandora Press, 2003.

book titleA Family Torn Apart 

Justina A. Neufeld. Pandora Press, 2003.

book titleBetween Worlds: Reflections of a Soviet-born Canadian Mennonite 

Harry Loewen. Pandora Press, 2006.

book titleStrange and Wonderful Paths: The Memoirs of Ralph Lebold 

Ralph Lebold. Pandora Press, 2006.

Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies

Women in Early Austrian Anabaptism book cover

Women in Early Austrian Anabaptism,

Linda A. Huebert Hecht, 2009

From the Tyrol to North America book cover

From the Tyrol to North America,

Astrid von Schlachta, 2009

book titleBernhard Rothmann and the Reformation in Münster,

Willem de Bakker, Michael Driedger, and James Stayer, 2009

On Spirituality book cover

On Spirituality,

M. Darrol Bryant, Susan Kennel Harrison, A. James Reimer, eds., 2010

 Dogmatic Foundations for Christian Ethics coverMennonites and Classical Theology: Dogmatic Foundations for Christian Ethics 

A. James Reimer. Pandora Press, 2001.

Hutterite Songs coverHutterite Songs 

Helen Martens. Pandora Press, 2003.

 the Development of a Tradition coverAnabaptist-Mennonite Confessions of Faith: The Development of a Tradition 

Karl Koop. Pandora Press, 2004.

 An Historical and Theological Analysis of the Dialogues Between Anabaptists and Reformers coverAnabaptism and Reformation in Switzerland: An Historical and Theological Analysis of the Dialogues Between Anabaptists and Reformers 

John H. Yoder. Pandora Press, 2005.

 American Mennonite Identity Definition through History coverHistory and Ideology: American Mennonite Identity Definition through History 

Rodney James Sawatsky. Pandora Press, 2005.

 Theological Ethics and Rhetorical Practice coverEchoes of the Word: Theological Ethics and Rhetorical Practice 

Harry J. Huebner. Pandora Press, 2005.

 Shaper of the Hutterite Tradition coverPeter Riedemann: Shaper of the Hutterite Tradition 

Werner O. Packull. Pandora Press, 2007

 Incarnation, Church and Discipleship in the Theology of Pilgram Marpeck coverChrist in our Midst: Incarnation, Church and Discipleship in the Theology of Pilgram Marpeck 

Neal Blough. Pandora Press, 2007.

Anabaptist Texts in Translation

 The Exposé, a Dialogue and Marpeck's Response to Caspar Schwenckfeld coverLater Writings of Pilgram Marpeck and his Circle: Vol. 12: The Exposé, a Dialogue and Marpeck's Response to Caspar Schwenckfeld 

Edited by Walter Klaassen, Werner Packul and John D. Rempel. Pandora Press, 1999.

book coverBiblical Concordance of the Swiss Brethren, 1540,

Translated by Gilbert Fast and Galen A. Peters; introduction by Joe Springer; edited by C. Arnold Snyder, 2001


book coveThe Earliest Hymns of the Ausbund,

Translated by Robert A. Riall; edited by Galen A. Peters, 2003


book coverLove is like Fire: The Confession of an Anabaptist Prisoner,

Peter Riedemann, 2006


book coverBrotherly Community: The Highest Command of Love,

Andreas Ehrenpreis and Claus Felbinger, 2006


book coverBrotherly Faithfulness: Epistles from a time of Persecution,

Jakob Hutter, 2006

Centre for Anabaptist-Baptist Studies (CABS)

 Shaping a Believers Church Eschatology for the Twenty-First Century coverApocalypticism and Millennialism: Shaping a Believers Church Eschatology for the Twenty-First Century 

Edited by Loren L. Johns. Pandora Press, 2000.

The Formation of the Primitive Baptist Movement coverThe Formation of the Primitive Baptist Movement 

Jeffrey W. Taylor. Pandora Press, 2004.

 Believers Church Perspective on Politics coverExiles In The Empire: Believers Church Perspective on Politics 

Edited by Nathan E. Yoder and Carol Sheppard. Pandora Press, 2006.

 Ecclesiology and the Ethics of Nonviolence coverThe Peace Church and the Ecumenical Community: Ecclesiology and the Ethics of Nonviolence 

Fernando Enns. Pandora Press, 2006.

Studies in the Believers Church Tradition

book coverBiblical Interpretation in the Anabaptist Tradition,

Stuart Murray, 2000


book coverThe Peace Church and the Ecumenical Community,

Fernando Enns, 2009


Earlier IAMS out-of-print publications

The last two titles are still available from the Milton Good Library at Conrad Grebel University College.

 Defences, Confessions, Refutations coverSixteenth Century Anabaptism: Defences, Confessions, Refutations

Translated by Frank Friesen, edited by Walter Klaassen. Conrad Grebel College, 1982.

 Historical and Contemporary Perspectives coverMennonite Identity: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 

Edited by Calvin Wall Redekop and Samuel J. Steiner. University Press of America, 1988.

 a Community in Paradox coverThe Waterloo Mennonites: a Community in Paradox 

JWinfield FretzWilfrid Laurier University Press for Conrad Grebel College, 1989.

 Paintings by Henry Pauls coverA Sunday Afternoon: Paintings

Henry Pauls edited and with an introduction by Hildi Froese Tiessen and Paul Gerard Tiessen.
Institute of Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies and Sand Hills Books, 1991.

 Apocalyptic Expectation in the Radical Reformation cover
Living at the End of the Ages: Apocalyptic Expectation in the Radical Reformation 

Walter Klaassen
University Press of America, 1992.

Anabaptist/Mennonite Faith and Economics coverAnabaptist/Mennonite Faith and Economics 

Edited by Calvin Redekop, Victor A. Krahn, Samuel JSteiner, 1994.


For further information contact:

David Neufeld,
Associate Director of the Institute of Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies