The Anabaptist Vision
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.48 Pages.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ericbradley - LibraryThing
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 ... Read full review
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Found the full text for this online after Scot McKnight recommended it as the most important 20th century intro to anabaptism. More of an essay than a book, Bender covers a brief history if the ... Read full review