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In churches and kitchens and neighborhood centers across the world, communities of Jesus-followers are crafting a vision of radical service, simple living, and commitment to peace. Many are finding a home in a Christian tradition almost five centuries old: Anabaptism.
Who are the Anabaptists? What do they believe? Where did they come from? What makes them different from other Christians? And can you become an Anabaptist without leaving your own church?
Follow Stuart Murray as he peels back the layers to reveal the core convictions of Anabaptist Christianity, a way of following Jesus that challenges, disturbs, and inspires. Glimpse an alternative to nationalistic, materialistic, individualistic Christian faith. If you are seeking a community of authentic discipleship, heartfelt worship, sacrificial service, and radical peacemaking, consider this your invitation.
This new edition features:
- Voices and stories from North America and the global church.
- Updated and expanded definition and discussion of Christendom.
- Updated resource section.
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About the Author
Stuart Murray helps direct the Anabaptist Network in Great Britain, and serves the network as a trainer and consultant with particular interest in urban mission, church planting, and emerging forms of church. He has written several books on church planting, urban mission, emerging church, the challenge of post-Christendom, and the contribution of the Anabaptist tradition to contemporary missiology. He is the author of The Naked Anabaptist: The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith, Planting Churches in the 21st Century: A Guide for Those Who Want Fresh Perspectives and New Ideas for Creating Congregations, and Church Planting: Laying Foundations.
Table of Contents
1. Uncovering the Anabaptists
2. The Essence of Anabaptism
3. Follow Jesus
4. Read Scripture through Jesus
5. Thrive after Christendom
6. Reject Status, Wealth, and Force
7. Create Communities of Discipleship and Mission
8. Seek Justice
9. Pursue Peace
10. The Original Anabaptists
11. Anabaptism Today
Resources on Anabaptism