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John F. Funk &amp; Brother, "Booksellers, Publishers and Bookbinders," 157 Main St., [[Elkhart (Indiana, USA)|Elkhart]], [[Indiana (USA)|Indiana]], the name of the Funk publishing. agency 1869-1874. It had previously (1864-1869) been known as [[Funk, John Fretz (1835-1930)|John F. Funk]], and was afterward (1875-1925) called the [[Mennonite Publishing Company (Elkhart, Indiana, USA)|Mennonite Publishing Co.]], Inc. The brother was Abram K. Funk. It was this firm which published the German [[Martyrs' Mirror|&lt;em&gt;Martyrs' Mirror&lt;/em&gt;]] in 1870, the English <em>Complete Works of Menno Simons</em> in 1871, [[Dirk Philips (1504-1568)|Dirk Philips]]' [[Enchiridion Oft Hantboecxken|&lt;em&gt;Enchiridion&lt;/em&gt;]] in German in 1872 , began the Mennonite [[Family Almanac|&lt;em&gt;Family Almanac&lt;/em&gt;]] and [[Familien-Kalender (Periodical)|&lt;em&gt;Familien-Kalender&lt;/em&gt;]] in 1870, and published many Mennonite hymnbooks, prayer books, and catechisms. A total of 27 titles published by the firm are listed in [[Bender, Harold Stauffer (1897-1962)|Bender's]] <em>Two centuries of American Mennonite literature</em>, 34-40. Funk's publications had wide circulation among the Mennonites in Canada.
 
John F. Funk &amp; Brother, "Booksellers, Publishers and Bookbinders," 157 Main St., [[Elkhart (Indiana, USA)|Elkhart]], [[Indiana (USA)|Indiana]], the name of the Funk publishing. agency 1869-1874. It had previously (1864-1869) been known as [[Funk, John Fretz (1835-1930)|John F. Funk]], and was afterward (1875-1925) called the [[Mennonite Publishing Company (Elkhart, Indiana, USA)|Mennonite Publishing Co.]], Inc. The brother was Abram K. Funk. It was this firm which published the German [[Martyrs' Mirror|&lt;em&gt;Martyrs' Mirror&lt;/em&gt;]] in 1870, the English <em>Complete Works of Menno Simons</em> in 1871, [[Dirk Philips (1504-1568)|Dirk Philips]]' [[Enchiridion Oft Hantboecxken|&lt;em&gt;Enchiridion&lt;/em&gt;]] in German in 1872 , began the Mennonite [[Family Almanac|&lt;em&gt;Family Almanac&lt;/em&gt;]] and [[Familien-Kalender (Periodical)|&lt;em&gt;Familien-Kalender&lt;/em&gt;]] in 1870, and published many Mennonite hymnbooks, prayer books, and catechisms. A total of 27 titles published by the firm are listed in [[Bender, Harold Stauffer (1897-1962)|Bender's]] <em>Two centuries of American Mennonite literature</em>, 34-40. Funk's publications had wide circulation among the Mennonites in Canada.
 
 
 
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John F. Funk & Brother, "Booksellers, Publishers and Bookbinders," 157 Main St., Elkhart, Indiana, the name of the Funk publishing. agency 1869-1874. It had previously (1864-1869) been known as John F. Funk, and was afterward (1875-1925) called the Mennonite Publishing Co., Inc. The brother was Abram K. Funk. It was this firm which published the German <em>Martyrs' Mirror</em> in 1870, the English Complete Works of Menno Simons in 1871, Dirk Philips' <em>Enchiridion</em> in German in 1872 , began the Mennonite <em>Family Almanac</em> and <em>Familien-Kalender</em> in 1870, and published many Mennonite hymnbooks, prayer books, and catechisms. A total of 27 titles published by the firm are listed in Bender's Two centuries of American Mennonite literature, 34-40. Funk's publications had wide circulation among the Mennonites in Canada.


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1956


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Bender, Harold S. "John F. Funk & Brother." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 29 Sep 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=John_F._Funk_%26_Brother&oldid=87627.

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Bender, Harold S. (1956). John F. Funk & Brother. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 29 September 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=John_F._Funk_%26_Brother&oldid=87627.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 423. All rights reserved.


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