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Making History: Thirty Years and Counting

Anniversary Celebration for Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies
September 20-21, 2021

Join us in person or online to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Acadia Centre for Baptist and Anabaptist Studies!

This free event will be held at Acadia University (pending provincial COVID guidelines) and streamed live online at acbas.acadiadiv.ca.

30th Anniversary

Monday, September 20

7:00 PM ADT: The Celebration Begins
Location: Fountain Commons

Join us for this year’s Zeman Lecture by Dr. Gary Waite: “The Use and Misuse of Dutch Anabaptism by Opponents of English Baptists, Independents, and Quakers, c. 1560-1660.”

This evening we will also recognize past ACBAS leaders and launch an exciting new ACBAS initiative.

Tuesday, September 21

10:30 AM ADT: Baptist and Anabaptist Treasures
Location: Fountain Commons

Discover the treasures of the Acadia University Archives and Special Collections through the launch of this digital exhibit. You’ll view important materials related to Baptist and Anabaptist history, especially in Atlantic Canada.

11:30 AM ADT: Lunch and Panel Discussion
Location: Fountain Commons

Join us for a free boxed lunch with a stimulating panel discussion on “Do Denominational Labels Matter in Today’s World?” Panelists include Rhonda Britton, Kyle Gingerich Hiebert, Gordon Heath, and Sarah Scott. Students are especially encouraged to attend.

To register, please fill out the form below with your details and dietary requirements.

Lunch Registration (free)

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We look forward to celebrating together with you!


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