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Inhaltsangabe: Mennonites have repeatedly appropriated (or misappropriated) their history for purposes of renewal. Fifty years ago, Harold S. Bender propounded the "Anabaptist Vision," the defining statement of Mennonite identity since then, known not just to scholars but to the average church member as well. Historical visions are composed for particular situations and eventually decline in attractiveness. What came before Bender's Anabaptist Vision? What declining paradigm did he replace or revise? Friesen explains the work of Ludwig Keller, a 19th century, non-Mennonite, German historian who reacted against the condemnation of Anabaptism by mainstream Protestant historiography. Keller saw his Mennonite contemporaries as the potential center of an "old evangelical" ecumenism of free churches against mainstream Protestantism. Keller strongly influenced later Mennonite historians such as John Horsch and C. H. Wedel. These chapters were originally delivered as the Menno Simons Lectures in fall 1992 at Bethel College. Friesen is professor of history at the University of California at Santa Barbara and chairman of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission.
Titel: History and Renewal in the Anabaptist/...
Verlag: Bethel College
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Buchbeschreibung Bethel College, 1994. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Ex-library with usual marks. Cover is clean and whole. Pages are unmarked. Binding is very good. Your purchase benefits the world-wide relief efforts of Mennonite Central Committee. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0000202049
Buchbeschreibung Bethel College August 1994, 1994. Paper Back. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 135907
Buchbeschreibung Bethel College, 1994. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Minor shelf wear. Owner signature on title page. Otherwise a square, tight, unmarked book. Index. xii, 155 pp. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 040766
Buchbeschreibung Bethel College, 1994. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0963016067