British author of ‘Naked Anabaptist’ sets tour

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British author of ‘Naked Anabaptist’ sets tour

Stuart Murray

Murray will speak this spring in Canada and U.S.

By Steve Shenk

HARRISONBURG, Va.,and WATERLOO, Ont.—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, with particular interest in 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 the Mennonite Conference of 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 the Mennonite Conference of British Columbia.

After that he will speak in Fresno, Calif., March 5-9 at Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and North Fresno Mennonite Brethren Church.

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