BAHN - Brethren Archivists and Historians Network
- BAHN encourages the study and writing of the history of the Brethren movement.
The aims of the BAHN are:
To support the development of archives of the history of the Christian Brethren, the deposit of material in such archives and to make their resources better known.
To encourage research into Brethren history world-wide, to assist those writing on such topics and to encourage cooperation, and greater understanding of the development of the movement.
To support the publication and circulation of historical works on the Brethren, and to increase awareness of them.
Vist the BAHN website: http://www.brethrenhistory.org/
International Brethren History Conferences
International Brethren History Conferences are open to all who are interested in the history of the movement.
The tenth biennial conference is on the theme of “The Last Things” and will be held at:
Wheaton College, Illinois
29 June–2 July 2021
Previous conferences were held at:
Sidholme Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon, 2–4 July 2019 on the theme of ‘Elements and Ordinances in Brethren Life’.
Maynooth University, Ireland, on the theme of ‘The Brethren and the Church’ on 3-5 July 2017.
Bishop Woodford House, Ely, on the theme of ‘The Brethren and the Bible’ on 6-8 July 2015 .
Pilgrim Hall, East Sussex, on the theme ‘Brethren Thought in Historical Perspective’, on 15-17 July 2013.
Lindors Country House, Gloucester, on the theme of ‘Brethren and Mission’ on 25-27 June, 2011.
Carberry Tower, Musselburgh (near Edinburgh), on the theme of ‘Brethren Spirituality’ on 9-11 July 2009. The papers from the conference and the previous one are now available as Cuture, Spirituality, and the Brethren.
Liverpool Hope University and was organized in conjunction with the Christian Brethren Archive. The subject was ‘Brethren, Culture and Society’. As part of the proceedings, Dr Ward Gasque of Canada gave a F F Bruce memorial lecture on the subject of ‘F F Bruce: an unhyphenated evangelical’. It was held on 5–7 July 2007.
Wiedenest Bible School, Germany, from 3-5 July 2005 on ‘Witnessing in Many Lands: the Theology and Practice of the Brethren Movement’. The papers from the conference are now available as Tim Grass (ed.), Witness in Many Lands: Leadership and Outreach among the Brethren.
Redcliffe College Gloucester in 10-12 July 2003 on “The growth of the Brethren movement: national and international experiences”. The papers from the conference were published in Neil Dickson and Tim Grass (eds), The Growth of the Brethren Movement: National and International Experiences (Carlisle: Paternoster 2006).