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The Historical Commission, in conjunction with Kindred ProductionsOutside link and the Centers for Mennonite Brethren Studies, publishes a series entitled Perspectives on Mennonite Life and Thought. Linked cover images are shown for books that are readable online through the Open Library.

Perspectives on Mennonite Life and Thought book list
1. Paul Toews, ed. Pilgrims & Strangers 1977 Pilgrims & Strangers, Essays in Mennonite Brethren History
2. Abraham Friesen, ed. P.M. Friesen and His History 1979 P.M. Friesen and His History
3. David Ewert, ed. Called to Teach 1980 Called to Teach
4. Heinrich Woelk, Gerhard Woelk Die Mennoniten Bruedergemeinde in Russland 1981 Die Mennoniten Bruedergemeinde in Russland, 1925–1989: EinBeitrag zur Geschichte
Victor Doerksen, trans. A Wilderness Journey 1982 A Wilderness Journey: Glimpses of the Mennonite Brethren Church in Russia, 1925–1980
5. J. B. Toews Perilous Journey 1988 Perilous Journey: The Mennonite Brethren in Russia, 1860–1910
6. Aaron A. Toews Mennonite Martyrs 1990 Mennonite Martyrs: People Who Suffered for Their Faith 1920–1940
7. Paul Toews Mennonites and Baptists 1993 Mennonites and Baptists: A Continuing Conversation
8. J. B. Toews A Pilgrimage of Faith 1993 A Pilgrimage of Faith: The Mennonite Brethren Church, 1860–1990
9. Paul Toews, ed. Bridging Troubled Waters 1995 Bridging Troubled Waters: The Mennonite Brethren at Mid-Twentieth Century
10. Peter Penner Russians, North Americans and Telugus 1997 Russians, North Americans and Telugus: the Mennonite Brethren Mission in India, 1885-1975
11. Jacob A. Loewen, Wesley J. Prieb Only the Sword of the Spirit 1997 Only the Sword of the Spirit
12. Marvin E. Kroeker Comanches and Mennonites on the Oklahoma Plains 1997 Comanches and Mennonites on the Oklahoma Plains: A. J. and Magdalena Becker and the Post Oak Mission
13. Abe J. Dueck Moving Beyond Secession 1997 Moving Beyond Secession: Defining Russian Mennonite Brethren Mission and Identity, 1872–1922
14. John B. Toews, trans., ed.   1998 Journeys: Mennonite Stories of Faith and Survival in Stalin’s Russia
15. John B. Toews The Story of the Early Mennonite Brethren 2002 The Story of the Early Mennonite Brethren (1860–1869): Reflections of a Lutheran Churchman
16. Abe Friesen   2006 In Defense of Privilege: Russian Mennonites and the State Before and During World War I
17. Paul Wiebe   2010 Heirs and Joint Heirs: Mission to Church Among the Mennonite Brethren of Andhra Pradesh
18. Abe Dueck, Bruce Guenther, Doug Heidebrecht, eds.   2011 Renewing Identity and Mission: Mennonite Brethren Reflections After 150 Years
 
Additional Historical Commission books readable online
  Adrian, Victor and Donald Loewen, eds. Committed to World Mission 1990 Committed to World Mission: A Focus on International Strategy
  Burkholder, Byron, ed. They Saw His Glory 1984 They Saw His Glory: Stories of Conversion and Service
  Coggins, James R., and Paul G. Hiebert, eds. Wonders and the Word 1989 Wonders and the Word: An Examination of Issues Raised by John Wimber and the Vineyard Movement
  Dueck, Abe J., Herbert J. Giesbrecht, and Allen R. Guenther, eds. People of the Way 1981 People of the Way: Selected Essays and Addresses by John A. Toews
  Dueck, Abe J., Herbert J. Giesbrecht, and V. George Shillington, eds. The Bible and the Church 1988 The Bible and the Church: Essays in Honour of Dr. David Ewert
  Ediger, Gerald C. Crossing the Divide 2001 Crossing the Divide: Language Transition Among Canadian Mennonite Brethren, 1940–1970
  Esau, Anna Wilma First Sixty Years of M.B. Missions 1954 First Sixty Years of M.B. Missions
  Ewert, David Stalwart for the Truth 1975 Stalwart for the Truth
  Ewert, David A Journey of Faith 1993 A Journey of Faith
  Ewert, David Honour Such People 1997 Honour Such People
  Ewert, David Finding Our Way 1999 Finding Our Way: Confronting Issues in the Mennonite Brethren Church
  Ewert, David Searching the Scriptures 2001 Searching the Scriptures
  Friesen, Abram J. God's Hand Upon My Life 1986 God’s Hand Upon My Life: Autobiography
  Friesen, Delores, ed. All Are Witnesses 1996 All Are Witnesses: Collection of Inspirational Sermons and Devotionals
  Friesen, P. M. The Mennonite Brotherhood in Russia 1978,
1980
The Mennonite Brotherhood in Russia, 1789–1910
  Froese, J. A. Witness Extraordinary 1975 Witness Extraordinary
  Harms, Orlando Pioneer Publisher 1984 Pioneer Publisher: The Life and Times of J.F. Harms
  Janzen, A. E., ed. Missionary Album 1951 Missionary Album
  Kasdorf, Hans Design of My Journey 2004 Design of My Journey: An Autobiography
  Klassen, Abram J., ed. The Church in Mission 1967 The Church in Mission: A Sixtieth Anniversary Tribute to J.B. Toews
  Janzen, A. E., ed. Missionary Album 1956 Missionary Album
  Klassen, Herbert and Maureen Ambassador to his People 1990 Ambassador to his People: C.F. Klassen and the Russian Mennonite Refugees
  Lohrenz, John H. The Mennonite Brethren Church 1950 The Mennonite Brethren Church
  Nafziger, Elfrieda Toews A Man of His World 1992 A Man of His World
  Neufeld, William From Faith to Faith 1989 From Faith to Faith: The History of the Manitoba Mennonite Brethren Church
  Penner, Peter No Longer at Arms Length 1987 No Longer at Arms Length: Mennonite Brethren Church Planting in Canada
  Peters, George W. Foundations of Mennonite Brethren Missions 1984 Foundations of Mennonite Brethren Missions
  Plett, Cornelius F. The Story of the Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Church 1985 The Story of the Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Church
  Redekop, John H. A People Apart 1987 A People Apart: Ethnicity and the Mennonite Brethren
  Thiessen, Anna The City Mission in Winnipeg 1991 The City Mission in Winnipeg
  Toews, Jacob J. The Mennonite Brethren Mission in Latin America 1975 The Mennonite Brethren Mission in Latin America
  Toews, John A. Alternative Service in Canada During World War II 1959 Alternative Service in Canada During World War II
  Toews, John A. A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church 1975 A History of the Mennonite Brethren Church
  Toews, J. B. The Mennonite Brethren Church in Zaire 1978 The Mennonite Brethren Church in Zaire
  Toews, John B. With Courage to Spare 1978 With Courage to Spare: The Life of B.B. Janz, 1877–1964
  Toews, J. B. JB 1995 JB: The Autobiography of a Twentieth-Century Mennonite Pilgrim
  Toews, John E., and Gordon Nickel, eds. The Power of the Lamb 1986 The Power of the Lamb
  Toews, John E., Valerie G. Rempel, and Katie Funk Wiebe, eds. Your Daughters Shall Prophesy 1992 Your Daughters Shall Prophesy: Women in Ministry in the Church
  Toews, Paul, ed. Mennonite Idealism and Higher Education 1995 Mennonite Idealism and Higher Education: The Story of the Fresno Pacific College Idea
  Unruh, A. H. Die Geschichte der Mennoniten-Bruedergemeinde 1954 Die Geschichte der Mennoniten-Bruedergemeinde
  Wiebe, Katie Funk, ed. Women among the Brethren 1979 Women among the Brethren: Stories of 15 Mennonite Brethren and Krimmer Mennonite Brethren Women
  Wiebe, Katie Funk Who are the Mennonite Brethren? 1984 Who are the Mennonite Brethren?
  Wiebe, Viola Bergthold, and Marilyn Wiebe Dodge Sepia Prints 1990 Sepia Prints: Memoirs of a Missionary in India

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Items may be ordered from Kindred ProductionsOutside link or your local bookstore. These books can also be obtained through the Centers for Mennonite Brethren Studies and the libraries of Mennonite Brethren colleges and seminaries.

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