Second Edition of To Hear the Word:
thoroughly corrected edition
includes an important foreword by Michael J. Gorman
includes three new chapters and an appendix:
chapter 8: "Is Not His Word Like a Fire? The Bible and Civil Turmoil"
chapter 12: "Straightforwardness about Jesus: A Hermeneutic Apologia"
chapter 15: "Obiter Scripta, Reading Carefully: A Bibliography of John Howard Yoder's Scriptural Studies"
appendix: "The Hermeneutics of the Anabaptists"
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About the Author
John Howard Yoder (1927-1997) earned his PhD from the University of Basel and taught theology at the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminaries and the University of Notre Dame. For nineteen years he served the Mennonite Fellowship in church relations and education. His published books include The Politics of Jesus, The Priestly Kingdom, To Hear the Word, When War Is Unjust, What Would You Do?, and He Came Preaching Peace.
Table of Contents
Foreword Michael J. Gorman ix
Publisher's Preface to the 2009 Edition xxi
Publisher's Preface to the 2001 Edition xxiii
Part 1 Exegetical Exercises
1 "There is a Whole New World": The Apostle's Apology Revisited 1
2 The Moral Axioms of the Kingdoms Coming 25
3 "Thou Shalt Not Kill" (Exodus 20:13) 38
Part 2 Reading with Care
4 The Utility of Being Misunderstood 49
5 The Use of the Bible in Theology 77
6 The Authority of the Canon 94
7 How to "Do Ethics from a Base Clearly in the New Testament" 120
8 Is Not his Word Like a Fire? The Bible and Civil Turmoil 128
9 Validation by Induction 142
10 The Way to Scholasticism and Back 148
Part 3 From the Archives
11 The Message of the Bible on its Own Terms 155
12 Straightforwardness about Jesus: A Hermeneutic Apologia 178
13 Addendum: Karl Barth and "Biblical Realism" 192
14 The Hermeneutic Problem 195
15 Obiter Scripta, Reading Carefully: A Bibliography of John Howard Yoder's Scriptural Studies 204
Epilogue: On Being Read by Richard Hays 207
Appendix: The Hermeneutics of the Anabaptists 217