Eighth International Brethren History Conference
'The Brethren and the Church'
Maynooth University Co. Kildare, Republic of Ireland 3 - 5 July 2017
Bookings are now being taken for IBHC8
This year's conference will be held near Dublin, and as part of the conference a tour of the sites in the city associated with the beginnings of the Brethren movement will be offered. This is a unique opportunity to hear a range of talks on the history of the movement given by leading experts and to experience historic sites where it all began.
The main addresses will be:
Participants are invited to contribute, if they wish, papers for brief presentation at break-out groups.
BAHN encourages the study and writing of the history of the Brethren movement.
The aims of the BAHN are:
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Brethren Historical Review
We publish an annual periodical, the Brethren Historical Review. You can view articles from past volumes by clicking here.
Some of the articles for the 2016 issue are:
Timothy C. F. Stunt, J. N. Darby and Tongues at Row: A Recent Manuscript Discovery
Timothy C. F. Stunt, Sir Alexander Cockburn-Campbell (1804-1871): A Biographical Note
Robert I. Bradshaw & Clive Petter Frampton, The Letters of Edward Petter (1832–1910)
Óli Jacobsen, Jógvan F. Kjølbro (1887–1967): A Brethren Businessman in the Faeroes
Joaquim Campistrón Téllez & Christina Lawrence, Don Jorge and the School for the Poor: George Lawrence (1830–1894)
Tim Grass, Ernest Trenchard (1902–72): Translating Biblical Teaching Brethren in Spain
You can subscribe to the journal and the Studies in Brethren History books by downloading a subscription form here. A subscription also enrols you as a member of BAHN.
The Doctrines of Grace in an Unexpected Place
Does God sovereignly elect some individuals for salvation while passing others by? Do human beings possess free will to embrace or reject the gospel? Did Christ die equally for all people or only for some? These questions have long been debated in the history of the Christian church. Answers typically fall into one of two main categories, popularly known as Calvinism and Arminianism.
For more information: http://wipfandstock.com/the-doctrines-of-grace-in-an-unexpected-place.html
Studies in Brethren History
BAHN has launched a series of books entitled Studies in Brethren History.
1. The first of these was a reprint of Tim Grass's definitive modern history, Gathering to His Name: The Story of Open Brethren in Britain and Ireland. For an order form, click here. If you live outside the UK, then click here.
There is now also a subsidia series, and the first book in this series is Daniel J. Danielsen and the Congo: Missionary Campaigns and Atrocity Photographs by Oli Jacobsen. For an order form and information about this book, click here.
More information on these and other key books on Brethren history can be found on this website in Further reading. Several of these new academic histories of the Brethren appear in Paternoster Press's series, Studies in Evangelical History.
This will entitle you to membership for a year, together with the annual issue of Brethren Historical Review and Studies in Brethren History as they appear. You can submit your details by clicking on this subscription form link.