At the annual Mennonite Historical Society of Canada meetings held at Winnipeg’s Mennonite Heritage Centre on the Canadian Mennonite University campus Jan. 17–18, 2014, celebration and the usual strong sense of collegiality provided a fertile environment for considering further ways of highlighting our history as Canadian Mennonites.
1937 – Stalin’s Year of TerrorAuthor: Helmut T. HuebertThe 1930s, especially the years 1936–1938, was the period in Soviet Russia when thousands of innocent people – many Mennonites among them – were arrested, imprisoned, exiled, and often shot. Helmut Huebert’s book focuses on the year 1937, the height of Stalin’s terror.
One Body — Many Parts: The Mennonite Churhces in Paraguay
Author: Gerhard Ratzlaff (trans. Jake K. Balzer)
Next year’s Mennonite World Conference (MWC) Assembly will take place in Asunción, the capital of Paraguay, and some readers will attend the event. To get to know the Mennonites in Paraguay better, readers would do well to acquaint themselves with the history and life of Mennonite churches there…