Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre

The Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre (TMTC) helps form theological leadership for the church by providing and supporting graduate theological education, particularly at the doctoral level, from a Mennonite perspective in an ecumenical context. 

TMTC encourages scholars to grow toward wise theological discernment, spiritual depth and maturity, excellent scholarship, mutual respect and dialogue, ecumenical and global awareness.

Founded in 1990, TMTC is now administered by Conrad Grebel University College on behalf of a binational Mennonite constituency represented by an Advisory Council. It operates within the ecumenical and academic environment of the Toronto School of Theology at the University of Toronto.


In Toronto

  • Graduate teaching and advising
  • Structured ecumenical dialogue forums
  • Special lectures and forums 
  • Scholars forums
  • Women’s group
  • Academic conferences

Across North America

  • Graduate student conferences
  • Mennonite Scholars and Friends Forum and Reception at AAR/SBL meetings
  • Muslim-Christian dialogue
  • Sabbatical residence for visiting
  • Anabaptist-Mennonite Scholars Network
  1. Dec. 20, 2021New pubilcation: Postsecular History by Maxwell Kennel
    postsecular history

    TMTC Associate and Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto, Max Kennel has published his first book entitled Postsecular History: Political Theology and the Politics of Time (Palgrave McMillan, 2021). The book explores how contemporary approaches to the meaning of time and history follow patterns that are simultaneously political and theological.

  2. Nov. 29, 2021Mennonite Scholars and Friends Forum 2021 Recording Available
    Mennonite Scholars and Friends Forum

    The Mennonite Scholars and Friends Forum, which takes place annually in conjunction with the American Academy of Religion and Society of Biblical Literature meetings, took place virtually on Friday, 19 November 2021. The virtual forum was followed by an in person reception for those present at the meetings in San Antonio.

    The theme for this year's forum was "Women, Liberation, and the Bible."  The forum inculded the following presentations:

  3. Nov. 5, 2021New issue of the Conrad Grebel Review

    The Winter 2021 issue of The Conrad Grebel Review is now available online and in print.

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  1. Feb. 15, 2022Scholars Forum with Pablo Kim Sun
    TMTC Scholars Forum

    Hyung Jin Kim Sun, a.k.a Pablo, is a Louisville Scholar for 2021-2023 and works as Senior Leader for Anti-Racism and Intercultural Conciliation for Christian Reformed Church in North America.

  2. Feb. 16, 2022Anabaptists & Philosophy Roundtable
    Anabaptists & Philosophy Roundtable

    The Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre (TMTC) is excited to join partners at the Doopsgezind Seminarium, Fresno Pacific University, the Institute of Mennonite Studies, and Pandora Press in the launch of the Anabaptists & Philosophy Roundtable.

  3. Mar. 2, 2022Book Launch Symposium: Postsecular History
    Book Launch Symposium

    Join TMTC in celebrating the launch of Postsecular History: Political Theology and the Politics of Time by Maxwell Kennel.

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