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In the belly of a paradox

Reflections on the Dubious Service of Reflecting on Service The Conrad Grebel Review 19, no. 4 (Fall 2001). First published in the Journal of Peace and Justice Studies 10:2 (2000) 65-78. Mennonites have had perhaps the most substantial experience of any Protestant tradition … Continue reading

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For the Joy Set Before Us:
Augustine and Self-Denying Love

Age-old debates over self-love and self-denial continue in the Christian community. Many regard self-love as incompatible with the self-sacrifice of Christ. Others, especially feminists and liberation theologians, contest the notion that self-sacrifice is the test of authentic Christian love. The … Continue reading

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Augustine and Self-Denying Love

Dissertation

For the Joy Set Before Us: Ethics of Self-Denying Love in Augustinian Perspective Jean Porter, Director Department of Theology University of Notre Dame April 1996 Abstract Table of contents Defense presentation Appendix on Anders Nygren Order dissertation, # 96-21773 from … Continue reading

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