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An Abrahamic community of respect

Bluffton College Faculty/Staff Retreat morning meditation, 28 August 1997 Texts: Deuteronomy 10:12-22 Romans 12:1-21 For background reading on the problems of community and respect today, see Benjamin R. Barber, “Jihad Vs. McWorld,” originally in the March 1992 issue of The … Continue reading

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Beyond two- versus one-kingdom theology

Abrahamic community as a Mennonite paradigm for Christian engagement in society by Gerald W. Schlabach Conrad Grebel Review 11 (Fall 1993): 187-210. The Need for a Paradigm Paradigm Shift? Or Paradigm Breakdown? Sifting Through Two- and One-Kingdom Theologies Two-Kingdom Theology: … Continue reading

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The blessing of Abraham’s children

A theology of service Mission Focus 19:4 (December 1991): 52-55. In January 1986 Samuel Escobar, an evangelical leader from South America, was guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Mennonite Central Committee, the main North American Mennonite agency for … Continue reading

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