Mennonite World Conference is in the final year of a dialogue on baptism with the Lutheran World Federation and the Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity. A new climate of trust has allowed these bodies to engage one of the most painful divisions on the ecumenical agenda. All three delegations have prepared drafts of a final statement assessing the progress we have made on mutual understanding and acceptance. I, John Rempel, was asked to be the drafter of the Mennonite statement.
Mennonite Graduate Student Conference VII: Power in Perspective(s)
The theme of this, the seventh Mennonite Graduate Student Conference initiated by the Toronto Mennonite Theological Centre, reflects ongoing and renewed attention to the topic of power in the work of current Anabaptist-Mennonite scholars.
Doug Kaufman will lead a forum on his current research titled, "Saving the Statement of the Other: Ignatian and Anabaptist practices in discernment in the midst of disagreement."