By J. Denny Weaver,Earl Zimmerman,Zachary J. Walton,Gerald J. Mast,Ted Grimsrud
"I have wept with one sexually assaulted by way of Yoder, and her tale usually blocks me from analyzing him. but he merits to be learn; extra to the purpose, Weaver's research of Yoderian theology begs to be learn. This ebook forthrightly addresses Yoder's abhorrent activities, liberating me not to basically have interaction yet finally embody Weaver's compelling case for a Yoderian theology repeatedly rooted within the Jesus of the recent Testament."
--Megan M. Ramer, pastor, Chicago neighborhood Mennonite Church, Chicago, IL
"Numerous considerate, reflective younger Christians have gotten enamored with Yoder--something giving upward push to many various interpretations of his suggestion. Weaver and his co-authors supply another method of many others. For them, Yoder's complete lifework is rooted within the narrative of the lifestyles and ministry of Jesus and hence in Christology. in the event that they are right, Yoder can in basic terms rightly be understood as 'radical,' this means that 'back to the roots' of Christianity within the guy Jesus. I hugely suggest this quantity to every person drawn to Yoder and the more and more vigorous dialog approximately his theology."
--Roger E. Olson, Foy Valentine Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor collage, Waco, TX
"From one of the spate of modern books parsing John H. Yoder's concept, this is often the only i would like inside arm's achieve. inside one quantity, Weaver and his co-authors have the capacity to articulate the assets for Yoder's radical theology. . . . The authors aren't dabblers in Yoder's suggestion, yet those that knew him extra in detail than such a lot students and people whose lives have been altered through their touch with John and his writings. but this is often no hagiography; it truly is written by means of people with a profound wisdom of either Yoder the bright theologian and Yoder the unsuitable human being."
--Keith Graber Miller, Professor of Bible, faith, & Philosophy, Goshen collage, Goshen, IN
J. Denny Weaver is Professor Emeritus of faith at Bluffton (Ohio) college. His different books comprise Keeping Salvation Ethical (1997); Anabaptist Theology in Face of Postmodernity (2000); Teaching Peace (coedited with Gerald Biesecker-Mast, 2003); Becoming Anabaptist (2nd ed., 2005); Defenseless Christianity (coauthored with Gerald J. Mast, 2009); The Nonviolent Atonement (2nd ed., 2011); and The Nonviolent God (2013). He has lectured on atonement theology within the uk, the Congo, and Germany. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
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John Howard Yoder: Radical Theologian by J. Denny Weaver,Earl Zimmerman,Zachary J. Walton,Gerald J. Mast,Ted Grimsrud