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The Neo-Anabaptists

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The mythic ideal that animates the neo-Anabaptist position is the ideal of true and authentic New Testament Christianity and the primitive church of the apostolic age. Constantinianism is a ... More


Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book examines the various ways Christian scholars incorporate faith into their academic endeavors. Literature in this area has frequently assumed a Reformed and evangelical style that links ... More


Heinrich Bullinger (1504–1575): Covenant and the Continuity of Salvation History

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Heinrich Bullinger was Huldrych Zwingli's successor as the chief pastor in Zurich and a theologian whose Second Helvetic Confession became the most widely adopted confession of faith by Reformed ... More


Balthasar Hubmaier (1485?–1528): Free Will and Covenant

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Balthasar Hubmaier was an Anabaptist theologian who earned a theological doctorate at the University of Ingolstadt with John Eck and served as an early colleague of Huldrych Zwingli. He opposed ... More


Imbricating Faith and Learning: The Architectonics of Christian Scholarship

Crystal L. Downing

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Communities of faith and other communities of discourse police the use of language within their ranks to prevent linguistic “allergens” from disturbing established forms of thought and life. Using ... More


Scholarship and the Varieties of Christian Faith

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Christian scholars live in a world rich with traditions of both faith and learning that shape the way they see the world and formulate their scholarly projects. Different traditions of faith ... More


A Modest (Though Not Particularly Humble) Claim for Scholarship in the Anabaptist Tradition

David L. Weaver-Zercher

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay discusses cultural narratives that shape both American society and Anabaptist scholarship. A key cultural narrative for most Americans is that their nation is at or near the center of ... More


Calvin: Fifth Latin Doctor of the Church?

Diarmaid MacCulloch

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Calvin aspired to construct a presentation of Christian doctrine of a scope and catholicity comparable to that of the great early doctors of the Western church, Ambrose, Jerome, Augustine, and ... More


Separatism

Kaspar Von Greyerz and Thomas Dunlap

in Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327656
eISBN:
9780199851478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327656.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chapter discusses some of the representative church movements of the early modern period with two remarks about the concepts of “church” and “sect.” The history of the Anabaptist movement is ... More


Singing the Resurrection: Body, Community, and Belief in Reformation Europe

Erin Lambert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190661649
eISBN:
9780190661670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661649.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the lived experience of belief in Reformation Europe through two distinct yet deeply connected themes: the resurrection of the body and the act of singing. In late medieval Europe, ... More


Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties: Amish Pioneers in Western New York

Karen Johnson-Weiner

in New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707605
eISBN:
9781501708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how Amish families from the Enon Valley in Pennsylvania and from Holmes and Wayne counties in Ohio arrived to start a new settlement in the Conewango Valley in Cattaraugus ... More


In Search of Consensus and Fellowship: New York’s Swiss Amish

Karen Johnson-Weiner

in New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707605
eISBN:
9781501708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how, despite their common origin in the Anabaptist movement and Jacob Ammann's break with the larger Mennonite movement, today's Amish are ethnically and religiously diverse. ... More


The Tribes and Their Comparative Strengths

Brad Vermurlen

in Reformed Resurgence: The New Calvinist Movement and the Battle Over American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190073510
eISBN:
9780190073541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073510.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 identifies and details the other tribes of American Evangelicalism against which the Reformed resurgence is said to be resurging. These are mainstream American Evangelicalism, ... More


Creedal Monologism and Theological Articulation in the Mennonite Central Committee

Philip Fountain

in The Monologic Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190652807
eISBN:
9780190652845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652807.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents an ethnography of Christian theology. It does so by examining theological articulation in and through the creedal form. Creeds may be taken as an archetypal monologic mode of ... More


Beyond Christendom

Mark A. Noll

in In the Beginning Was the Word: The Bible in American Public Life, 1492–1783

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190263980
eISBN:
9780190456849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190263980.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes how other Puritans challenged the Puritan's belief in Christendom. Christendom refers to ‘a society where there are close ties between leaders of the church and secular elites ... More


Sacramentarian Diversity

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Debating the Sacraments: Print and Authority in the Early Reformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190921187
eISBN:
9780190921217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921187.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The division of the Zurich reformation over the issue of infant baptism posed the problem of authority within the sacramentarian camp. Balthasar Hubmaier rejected Zwingli’s exegesis of scripture and ... More


Prophecy and the Radicals: Rethinking Prophecy and the Prophet Contra the Radicals

G. Sujin Pak

in The Reformation of Prophecy: Early Modern Interpretations of the Prophet & Old Testament Prophecy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190866921
eISBN:
9780190866952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866921.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Several radical groups—particularly Anabaptists and Spiritualists—in Wittenberg, Zurich, and Strasbourg proffered different performances of prophecy that emphasized its visionary, ecstatic forms and ... More


Anabaptists and Peace

Michael P. DeJonge

in Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797906
eISBN:
9780191839252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797906.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Stanley Hauerwas and others have presented Bonhoeffer as if he espoused pacifism as understood in the peace-church traditions. But reading Bonhoeffer through an Anabaptist theological lens, often by ... More


The Early Debate in Switzerland

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Debating the Sacraments: Print and Authority in the Early Reformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190921187
eISBN:
9780190921217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190921187.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

In the spring and summer of 1525, Ulrich Zwingli published three works that rejected Christ’s corporeal presence, although Zwingli distanced himself from Karlstadt. Even more important was Johannes ... More


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