Download e-book for kindle: Power, Authority, and the Anabaptist Tradition (Center Books by Benjamin W. Redekop,Calvin W. Redekop,Calvin Redekop
By Benjamin W. Redekop,Calvin W. Redekop,Calvin Redekop
Founded partially on a rejection of "worldly" energy and using strength, Anabaptism carried with it the promise of redemptive strength. but the try to banish worldly energy to the margins of the Christian group has been fraught with dilemmas, contradictions, and, every now and then, blatant abuses of authority. during this groundbreaking publication, Benjamin W. Redekop, Calvin W. Redekop, and their coauthors draw on vintage and modern considering to confront the difficulty of energy and authority within the Anabaptist-Mennonite neighborhood. From the ability relationships of the sixteenth-century Peasants' struggle to problems with modern sexuality, the themes of Power, Authority, and the Anabaptist Tradition are bound to curiosity a large audience.
Contributors: Stephen C. Ainlay, university of the Holy pass ? J. Lawrence Burkholder, President Emeritus, Goshen university ? Lydia Neufeld tougher, Toronto institution of Theology ? Joel Hartman, collage of Missouri ? Jacob A. Loewen, missionary, retired ? Dorothy Yoder Nyce, author and previous Assistant Professor, Goshen collage ? Lynda Nyce, Bluffton collage ? Wesley Prieb (deceased), former dean, Tabor university ? Benjamin W. Redekop, Kettering collage ? Calvin W. Redekop, Conrad Grebel collage, emeritus ? James M. Stayer, Queen's college, Ontario