The writer has been led by the desire that a better acquaintance with. His character in an age of extremes menno stands out as a man of stable character. I appreciate the free source, but i noticed a lot of spelling mistakes in the kindle version. Menno simons, dutch priest, an early leader of the peaceful wing of dutch anabaptism, whose followers formed the mennonite church. Simons was a contemporary of the protestant reformers and it is from his name that his followers became known as mennonites.
Publication date 1871 topics mennonites, theology publisher elkhart, in. Menno simons 1496 31 january 1561 was a roman catholic priest from the friesland. This is the basic story of menno simons, the person whom mennonites are named after. Menno simons 14921561, was a man of simple, direct thought and warm character, who exerted great influence on the dutch anabaptists. He was not the founder but is often called the regenerator of the anabaptist movement. The writer has been led by the desire that a better acquaintance with the life and teachings of the earlier heroes of faith may become the common property of all. This volume also includes an extract from a letter in menno. Menno simons is today perhaps the most neglected of the prominent leaders in the history of the christian church.
This volume also includes an extract from a letter in menno s handwriting and two hymns by menno. Xii menno simons doctrine on the incarnation of christ. Menno simons, why i do not cease teaching and writing, 1539. Menno simons character biblical brethren fellowship. All these works appear in the complete writings of menno simons, translated by leonard verduin and edited by john c.
The reason menno simon does not cease teaching and writing. The complete works of menno simon by menno simons, 14961561. Menno simons sometimes spelled as simonsz, symons, simmons or simonis is without doubt the greatest figure in the history of the mennonite church. The new birth menno simons prepress berne christian. Menno simons author of the complete works of menno simons. Menno simons for no man can lay a foundation other than the one which is laid, which is jesus christ. The first part of the writings of menno simon, with the exception of the.
The complete works of menno simons kindle edition by menno simons. The complete works of menno simons kindle edition by menno. Extracts from the writings of various authors paperback by hans denk, menno simons and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Menno evidently rose quickly to become a man of influence. The reason menno simon does not cease teaching and writing title page. This quote, taken from 1 corinthians chapter three, verse eleven, appeared in. While menno was seeking out the pious and studying and writing in seclusion, he soon became known among the anabaptists as a capable and. He lived during the time of the reformation 16th century. Menno simons and the mennonites christian history institute. Menno simons 1496 31 january 1561 was a roman catholic priest from the friesland region of the low countries who became an influential anabaptist religious leader. The writer has been led by the desire that a better acquaintance with the life and teachings of the earlier heroes of faith may become the common property of all who would follow their footsteps as they. Today in christian history dailya daily newsletter featuring the most. Menno simons is the author of the complete works of menno simons 4.744 1406 816 878 1234 50 1104 582 1323 1143 409 504 75 228 595 572 221 831 1314 1534 1421 748 568 1414 1055 1377 373 1411 1011 1143 531 1317 283 404 1281 1349 759 541 1027 119 1007 209 109 1017 1349 420 192