The Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online ( GAMEO ) is an online encyclopedia of topics related to Mennonites and Anabaptism . The mission of the project is to provide free, reliable, English-language information on Anabaptist-related topics.

GAMEO was started in 1996 as a Canadian Mennonite Encyclopedia by the Mennonite Historical Society of Canada . [1] In 2005 the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission and the Mennonite Church . The collaboration with the Mennonite Central Committee in 2006, the Mennonite World Conference in January 2007, and the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism in 2011. [2]

The Mennonite Encyclopedia, published by Herald Press in the 1950s and 1990. A Mennonite Encyclopedia, including the supplement volume published in 1990, available on the web. This was accomplished by February 2009, at which time the encyclopedia contained more than 14,000 articles. [3] [4 ] [ edit] Related terms [2]

Sam Steiner of Waterloo, Ont., As a managing editor of the encyclopedia’s inception until 2012. Richard D. Thiessen of Abbotsford, British Columbia is the current managing editor. [5]

See also

  • Mennonite Historical Library


  1. Jump up^ Kraybill, Donald B. “Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online (GAMEO).” In Concise Encyclopedia of Amish, Brethren, Hutterities, and Mennonites. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010, p. 98.
  2. ^ Jump up to:b “GAMEO: About” . Global Mennonite Encyclopedia Online . May 28, 2016 . Retrieved March 15, 2017 .
  3. Jump up^ “GAMEO” .
  4. Jump up^ “GAMEO updates Mennonite Encyclopedia” . The Mennonite . June 19, 2007. Archived from the original on August 29, 2014.
  5. Jump up^ “Thiessen named editor of GAMEO” . Canadian Mennonite Magazine . April 5, 2011 . Retrieved March 15, 2017 .

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