Body politics: five practices of the Christian community before the watching world

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Herald Press, 1992 - Religion - 88 pages
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Binding and loosing, baptism, eucharist, multiplicity of gifts, and open meeting. Yoder uncovers the original meaning of the five practices and shows why the recovery of these practices is so important for the social, economic, and political witness of the church today.

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Review: Body Politics: Five Practices of the Christian Community Before the Watching World

User Review  - Brian Hohmeier - Goodreads

Body Politics reads as little more than an unapologetic and sometimes tactless apology of anabaptistic practical theology. Yoder here displays a cursory and distinct lack of sympathy when it comes to ... Read full review

Review: Body Politics: Five Practices of the Christian Community Before the Watching World

User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

This is a book I keep coming back to. In it Yoder lays out 5 practices that are laid out for the church in Scripture. These 5 practices are necessary for the church, because, when properly done, they ... Read full review

Contents

Disciples Break Bread Together
14
Baptism and the New Humanity
28
The Fullness of Christ
47
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

John Howard Yoder (1926-1997), a highly influential Mennonite theologian, was Professor of Theology and Teaching Fellow in the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is best known for his 1972 magnum opus The Politics of Jesus, as well as The Original Revolution: Essays on Christian Pacifism, The Priestly Kingdom, and The Royal Priesthood, among others.

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