Balthasar Hubmaier: Theologian of Anabaptism

Herald Press, 1989


This volume includes the complete writings of Balthasar Hubmaier, one of the most influential Anabaptist theologians of the Reformation. Study his notable treatises on believer’s and infant baptism, the Lord’s Supper, free will, prayer, fraternal admonition, and more. Translated, edited, and annotated by H. Wayne Pipkin and John Howard Yoder, it includes five indexes, a bibliography for further study, and numerous illustrations.

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Key Features

  • Contains the complete writings of Balthasar Hubmaier
  • Includes illustrations to enhance the text
  • Covers a variety of topics important to Anabaptism

Praise for the Print Edition

Fulfills all expectations, providing an English-speaking audience access to the thought of Anabaptism’s only doctor of theology.

The Conrad Grebel Review

Hubmaier’s nuances and precision are well reflected. Informative footnotes add much.

Church History

Provides important insights and raises questions deriving from the last 30 years of Anabaptist research.


A major achievement.

Journal of Mennonite Studies

The definitive rendering into English of the Hubmaier corpus.

The Mennonite Quarterly Review

A task well done.

Sixteenth Century Journal

Long overdue and anxiously awaited. Readers can now discover for themselves the Anabaptist foundation of religious freedom.

Journal of Church and State

A beautiful piece of work, both editorially and aesthetically.

—Franklin H. Littel, emeritus professor of religion, Temple University

Product Details

About the Editors

H. Wayne Pipkin served as a professor of church history at The International Baptist Theological Seminary from 1978 to 1989. In 2003, he was appointed director of the American Baptist-Samuel Colgate Historical Library.

John Howard Yoder (1927–1997) taught ethics and theology at Notre Dame University and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary. He received his doctorate from the University of Basel, Switzerland, and was a member of the Mennonite Church in Elkhart, Indiana.


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