The Wisdom of the Cross: Essays in Honor of John Howard Yoder

The Wisdom of the Cross: Essays in Honor of John Howard Yoder


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597522267
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 05/28/2005
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 506
Product dimensions: (w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stanley Hauerwas is the Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Chris K. Huebner is assistant professor of theology and ethics at Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Harry J. Huebner is professor of philosophy and theology, Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg, Manitoba Mark Thiessen Nation is associate professor of Theology at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, VA.

Table of Contents

John H. Yoder, Ecumenical Neo-Anabaptist:A Biographical Sketch Mark Thiessen Nation
"Patience" as Method in Moral Reasoning: Is an Ethic of Discipleship "Absolute"? John Howard Yoder


John Howard Yoder's Systematic Defence of Christian Pacifism Nancey Murphy
Be Honest in Just War Thinking! Lutherans, the Just War Tradition, and Selective Conscientious Objection Reinhard Hütter
From Police Officers to Peace Officers Tobias Winright
Christian Spirituality of Nonviolence as Reconciliation Ernest W. Ranly

The Politics of Jesus Revisited

Jesus and the Zealot Option William Klassen
The Politics of Jesus in the Sermon on the Plain Glen H. Stassen
The Biblical Concept of "the Principalities and Powers": John Yoder Points to Jacques Ellul Marva J. Dawn

Alternatives to Methodologism

Moral Agency as Embodiment: How the Church Acts Harry J. Huebner
Historicizing the Historicist: Ernst Troeltsch and Recent Mennonite Theology Arne Rasmusson
Discipleship in a World Full of Nazis: Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Polyphonic Pacifism as Social Ethics Mark Thiessen Nation
Tradition and Truth in Christian Ethics: John Yoder and the Bases of Biblical Realism Grady Scott Davis

The Otherness of the Church

The Believers Church in Theological Perspective James Wm. McClendon, Jr.
Meeting in the Power of the Spirit: Ecclesiology, Ethics, and the Practice of Discernment Gayle Gerber Koontz
Sorting the Wheat from the Tares: Reinterpreting Reinhold Niebuhr's Interpretation of Christian Ethics Michael G. Cartwright
Love Your Enemies: The Church as Community of Nonviolence Jane Elyse Russell, OSF

Tertium Datur

History, Theory, and Anabaptism: A Conversation on Theology after John Howard YoderStanley Hauerwas and Chris K. Huebner
Theology in the Mirror of the Martyred and Oppressed: Reflections on the Intersections of Yoder and Cone J. Denny Weaver
Theological Orthodoxy and Jewish Christianity: A Personal Tribute to John Howard Yoder A. James Reimer
Deuteronomic or Constantinian: What Is the Most Basic Problem for Christian Social Ethics? Gerald W. Schlabach
Supplement to "A Comprehensive Bibliography of the Writings of John Howard Yoder" Mark Thiessen Nation

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