I always appreciate a critique that gets me to think deeper about my own path. That's what I found in James Hunter, Neo-Anabaptists, and the Ekklesia Project. After correctly differentiating Neo-Anabaptists from both the Evangelical Left and Evangelical Right, the auther sums up James Hunter's critique as follows: I now turn to the way in … Continue reading How should Neo-Anabaptists engage the world as the church?
Thoughts on Anabaptist Theology by Heidi Miller Yoder, Assistant Professor of Worship and Spiritual Formation at Eastern Mennonite University. Heidi speaks of searching for a congruency between who we follow, what we do, and who we are.
What follows is my hesitant attempt at distilling some of the core differences between Calvinist Christianity and Anabaptist Christianity, at least as I see it, into a simple to digest form. Take this as a conversation starter, not a comprehensive statement. You'll note that I have divided this up into four areas of message, teaching, … Continue reading How is Calvinist Christianity and Anabaptist Christianity different?
I've learned that Stuart Murray's new book, The Naked Anabaptist, is scheduled for publication in July 2010. It's about Anabaptist Christianity "stripped down to the bare essentials." Here's some extracts: In many nations, then, not only in Britain and Ireland, there are growing numbers of 'neo-Anabaptists' and 'hyphenated Anabaptists'. Neo-Anabaptists identify with the Anabaptist tradition and … Continue reading The Naked Anabaptist by Stuart Murray