In order not to litter the website with references, only the sources used for "Who are the Mennonites" are listed.

The Mennonite Encyclopedia

    (Scottdale, Pa. : Mennonite Publishing House), v. I-IV, 1953-1959; v. V, 1990.

Augsburger, Myron S., "Evangelism," V, 283-284.

Bender, Harold S., "Mennonite World Conference," III, 640-642.

Bender, Harold S., "World Mennonite Membership Distribution," IV, 980-981.

Friedmann, Robert, "Ausbund," I, 191-192.

Harshbarger, Eva, "Cookery, Mennonite," I, 705-706.

Krahn, Cornelius, "Menno Simons," III, 577-584.

Kraybill, Paul N., "Mennonite World Conference," V, 574-575.

Sawatsky, Rodney J., "Mennonite," V, 555-557.

Schmidt, Orlando, "Music, North America," V, 610-612.

Shenk, Wilbert R., "Mission," V, 590-592.

Shenk, Wilbert R, "Mission Boards," V, 592-594.


The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

    Editor in Chief: Hans J. Hillerbrand; (New York: Oxford University Press), v. I - IV, 1996.

Blickle, Peter, "Twelve Articles," IV, 183-184.

Brecht, Martin, "Luther, Martin," II, 461-467.

Friesen, Abraham, "Mennonites," III, 50-55.

Hillerbrand, Hans J., "Matthijs, Jan," III, 33-34.

Houston, R.A., "Literacy," II, 429-434.

Scribner, Robert W., "Peasant's War," III,234-237.

Spitz, Lewis W. and Robert Kolb, "Lutheranism," II, 467-473.

Stayer, James M., "Community of Goods," I, 389-392.

Stayer, James M., "John of Leiden," II, 350-351. 

Tracy, James D., "Netherlands," I, 136-142.



Dyck, Cornelius J., An Introduction to Mennonite History (Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press), 1993.

Epp, Frank H., Mennonites in Canada, 1786-1920: The History of a Separate People (Toronto, ON: MacMillan of Canada), 1974.

Epp, Frank H., Mennonites in Canada, 1920-1940: A People's Struggle for Survival   (Toronto, ON: MacMillan of Canada), 1982.

Gingerich, Orland, The Amish of Canada (Kitchener, ON: Herald Press), 1972.

Good, Phyllis Pellman and Louise Stoltzfus, The Best of Mennonite Fellowship Meals (Intercourse, Pa.: Good Books), 1991.

Haas, J. Craig, Readings from Mennonite Writings: New & Old (Intercourse, Pa.: Good Books), 1992.

Klaassen, Walter, Anabaptism in Outline (Kitchener, ON: Herald Press), 1981.

Kropf, Marlene and Eddy Hall, Praying with the Anabaptists (Winnipeg, MB: Faith & Life Press), 1994.

International Songbook (Carol Stream, Ill: Mennonite World Conference), 1990.

Martyr's Mirror (Scottdale, Pa. : Mennonite Publishing House), 1938. (Originally published 1660)

Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Directory: 1998 (Kitchener, ON: Mennonite World Conference), 1998.

The Mennonite Treasury of Recipes (Steinbach, MB: Derksen Printers), 1962.

Regehr, T.D., Mennonites in Canada, 1939-1970: A People Transformed (Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press), 1996.

Schlabach, Joetta Handrich, Extending the Table (Waterloo, ON: Herald Press), 1991.

Simons, Menno, The Complete Writings of Menno Simons, J.C.Wenger, ed. (Kitchener, ON: Herald Press), 1956.

Snyder, C. Arnold, Anabaptist History and Theology: Revised Student Edition (Kitchener, ON: Pandora Press), 1997.

Stoltzfus, Louise, Favorite Recipes from Quilters (Intercourse, Penn.: Good Books), 1992.

Zehr, Howard, Changing Lenses (Herald Press)



Courier: A Quarterly Publication of Mennonite World Conference

Vol.8, #4, 1993

Vol.12, #1-4, 1997

Vol.13, #2, 1998


Informal Queries

Professors Arnold Snyder and Werner Packull as well as Archivist Sam Steiner were extremely helpful in providing relevant information and insight, as well as simply pointing towards other possible directions for research.




Images appear courtesy of:

    The Canadian Mennonite

    Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies

    Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT)

    Gleysteen, Jan

    Herald Press (Mennonite Encyclopedia (ME) illustrations)

    Hunsberger, David

    Kitchener-Waterloo Record

    The Meetinghouse

    Mennonite Archives of Ontario

    Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)

    Mennonite World Conference (MWC)

    Youth Evangelism Service, BC (YES BC)


Slide Presentations

    Produced for the Commission on Education of the General Conference Mennonite Church in about 1981-82.
    Produced by: the Mennonite Library and Archives, North Newton, Kan.

Gleysteen, Jan, compiler and photographer, Faith of our Fathers

Stoesz, Dennis, compiler, The Faith and Transformation of the Mennonites in Russia: The Chortitza Colony (1789-1943)

Thiesen, John D., compiler, Sixteenth Century Anabaptism

Thiesen, John D., compiler, The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror



Many of the black and white drawings depicting martyr and persecution scenes come from the 1685 edition of the Martyrs' Mirror. They were originally done as woodcuts by Jan Luyken, a Dutch Mennonite artist.

Created 1998 by Derek Suderman