In the past twenty years a few people in the Anabaptist tradition began a dialogue with the Catholic church. Some of those people eventually became Catholics but without feeling that their having become Catholic was a betrayal of their Anabaptist heritage or theology.

Is such a dialogue possible between Orthodoxy and Anabaptism? The chasms to bridge would of course be different as the Protestant Reformation would not be a shared historical experience to be revisited. But perhaps ecclesiology, relation between church and state, liturgy, and asceticism would be good places to start.

Maybe there’s already a dialogue like this happening somewhere? If so, let me know.

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