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“Naked Anabaptist” author on tour


Stuart Murray, British author of the popular book The Naked Anabaptist

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Mennonite Church Canada/MennoMedia joint release
January 20, 2012
-Steve Shenk

WATERLOO, Ont. and HARRISONBURG, Va. — Stuart Murray, British author of the popular book The Naked Anabaptist: The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith, will speak in Canada and the U.S. this spring.

Published by Herald Press in the spring of 2010, the book has sold nearly 12,000 copies. This month it was released in Spanish, in a translation by Mauricio Chenlo, a denominational minister with Mennonite Church USA.

Murray lives in Bristol, England, where he is a trainer and consultant with the Anabaptist Network. His particular interests include urban mission, church planting, and emerging forms of church.

For 12 years he was a church planter in London and for nine years he was director of church planting and evangelism at Spurgeon’s College there.

Murray has a PhD in Anabaptist hermeneutics.

The author’s tour will start in Waterloo, Ont., at the School for Ministers of Mennonite Church Eastern Canada, Feb. 22-24.

Then he will travel under the auspices of Forge Canada to Vancouver on Feb. 25, Portland on Feb. 28, Calgary on Feb. 29, and Edmonton on March 1.

Murray will go to Abbotsford, B.C., March 2-3 to speak at meetings of the Mennonite Faith and Learning Society and Mennonite Church British Columbia..
After that he will speak in Fresno, Calif., March 5-9 at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and North Fresno Mennonite Brethren Church.

Herald Press is the book imprint of MennoMedia, a ministry of Mennonite Church Canada and Mennonite Church USA.