Stories: How Mennonites Came to be
John D. Roth's straightforward, accessible narrative invigorates this contemporary introduction to the Mennonite story. Whether readers are new to the Mennonite community or just yearning for a fresh telling of Anabaptist origins, Stories: How Mennonites Came to Be will serve as a compact digest of the church's history for generations to come. An online study guide is available for this title. 252 Pages.
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When they emerged again, they were dressed in clothes of white, symbolizing
new life in a new community. The ritual of baptism served as a clear boundary
that gave public witness to the believer's desire to follow Christ; equally important
Not until the fourth and fifth centuries, after a series of councils, did a body of
formal Christian doctrines begin to emerge. Thus, in 325, the Council of Nicea
sought to bring an end to the ongoing debate about the nature of Christ by
insisting that ...
The group of Christians that eventually emerged with its spiritual center in Rome
defined itself as the “catholic” (or universal) church representing Christ's living,
undivided body here on earth. But even this “universal” body struggled to define ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Clif - LibraryThing
The writing in this book is as reader friendly as a history book can be and still be a credible source of information. The word "history" does not appear in the title presumably in an effort to appear ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DrSmeeton - LibraryThing
John D. Roth offers a non-technical, readable introduction to Mennonitism. He reviews the history, defines core values and admits the tensions. His typical show of sensitivity is lost when he creates a characture of evangelicalism as private faith without discipleship. Read full review
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