|Ministers' Use of Scripture
I have published a book entitled Canadian Prairie Mennonite Ministers' Use of Scripture: 1874-1977 (Victoria: Friesen Press, 2018), 303 pages.
A book launch took place at the
Marpeck Commons, CMU Campus, 2299 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba on Thursday, March 22nd, 7 p.m.
An introduction to the book, entitled
Concentric Circles of Influence:
A Mennonite Canon,
and a Lutheran Lectionary,
is available as a pdf download.
A Review copy of the book is available as well.
Canadian Prairie Mennonite Ministers' Use of Scripture:1874-1977
Table of Contents
I: Manitoba Bergthaler/Sommerfelder Split of 1893 13
II. Historical Origins of the Sommerfeld Lectionary 29
III. Canadian Ministers' Use of Scripture: 1874-1977 51
IV. Themes within the Sermons of Ministers 103
V. Abraham Doerksen's Sermons: 1894-1922 119
VI. Rev. David M. Stoesz' Sermons: 1912-1934 137
VII. Cornelius G. Stoesz' Sermons: 1937-1954 169
VIII. Mennonite Ministers' Use of 1 Peter 197
Appendices: List of Sermons by 17 Mennonite Ministers 209
Three Maps of Preaching Assignment Locations 227
Partial List of Translated Sermons 235
New Year's Sermon 237
Sermon on the Text: 1 Peter 2:21 257
Returning Thanks After the Holy Thanksgiving 269