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The Anabaptist vision

Author: Harold Stauffer Bender
Publisher: Scottdale, PA : Herald Press, ©1944.
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The Anabaptist Vision, given as a presidential address before the American Society of Church History in 1943, has become a classic essay. In it, Harold S. Bender defines the spirit and purposes of the original Anabaptists. Three major points of emphasis are: the transformation of the entire way of life of the individual to the teachings and example of Christ, voluntary church membership based upon conversion and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Stauffer Bender
ISBN: 0836113055 9780836113051
OCLC Number: 18616780
Notes: "Reprinted from Church History, (March 1944)--XIII, 3-24, with slight revisions."
Description: 44 pages : portrait ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by Harold S. Bender.

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The Anabaptist Vision, given as a presidential address before the American Society of Church History in 1943, has become a classic essay. In it, Harold S. Bender defines the spirit and purposes of the original Anabaptists. Three major points of emphasis are: the transformation of the entire way of life of the individual to the teachings and example of Christ, voluntary church membership based upon conversion and commitment to holy living, and Christian love and nonresistance applied to all human relationships.

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An Excellent Anabaptist Manifesto!

by ericbradley (WorldCat user published 2009-08-05) Excellent Permalink

A very short read covering the idea of early Anabaptists in a positive light, as opposed to the traditional one laid out by Luther and Calvin and passed down through Church history. Limited in scope, but rich in the message of how the first Anabaptist sough to seek out a separate, pure, Jesus following...
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