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By John Howard Yoder,Ted Grimsrud,Christian E. Early

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ISBN-13: 9781498212106

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In A Pacifist method of realizing: John Howard Yoder's Nonviolent Epistemology, editors Christian Early and Ted Grimsrud assemble the scattered writings of Yoder at the topic of the connection among gospel, peace, and human methods of figuring out. In them, they locate the beginnings of a pacifist theology of data that rejects recommendations of empire whereas while avoids a self-defeating relativism.

"Whether in Yoder's method of Christology in the first component of this assortment or in different very important components, epistemology is without doubt one of the such a lot misunderstood facets of the legacy of John Howard Yoder. Bringing those essays on Yoder's manner of understanding jointly in a single quantity may still move a long way towards correcting those misperceptions."
--J. Denny Weaver
author of The Nonviolent Atonement

"I am no longer a pacifist, yet analyzing John Howard Yoder the earlier a number of years, i'm relocating in his course. in the meantime, this striking choice of Yoder's writings bargains wisdoms, bearing many different names, that improve me in brain and spirit without delay. There are wisdoms concerning the fact common that is living within the particularity of my scriptural culture, concerning the covenantal context within which ethics can be obtained, approximately why serving the nice starts off purely the place we're and why we will discuss it basically from the place we're, and approximately why, oh why, we need to be patient."
--Peter Ochs
editor of The go back to Scripture in Judaism and Christianity

Christian E. Early is affiliate Professor of Philosophy and Theology, japanese Mennonite University.

Ted G. Grimsrud is Professor of Theology and Peace reports, jap Mennonite University.

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