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    heavenly Father." Anabaptists throughout the centuries have exemplified these words of Christ in both speech and action. Throughout the years of spiritual darkness, Anabaptism has been faithfully shining its candle of Truth and Hope. Although many changes, both positive and negative, have taken place throughout the years since Anabaptism began in the early 16th century, God has continued to use the Anabaptist tradition to spread…

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    Mennonite Service Theology

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    Mennonites and service have been linked together since the early Anabaptist movement more than a few centuries ago. Although there has been this rich history of service in the Mennonite denomination, there has been little work done on the theology of Mennonite service. However, since the conception of Harold S. Bender’s The Anabaptist Vision, in the 1940s, Mennonites have increasing speculated and then developed ideas behind Mennonite service theology. Bender’s influence on theology dominates…

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    Hans Denck Beliefs

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    the South German Anabaptists. He was a very educated man. Hans studied at the University of Ingolstadt, and also studied at the University of Basel. Hans knew several languages, including Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. For awhile he was editor for Cratander of Basel, and also later editor to Valentine Curio. Hans had began to question the ways of the Lutherans especially on the basis of justification of Faith, “Which seemed to guarantee the standing of a believer with God regardless of the…

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    Calvinism vs. Anabaptists Many Christian approaches in the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century considered the views of social thought. Protestantism, which opposed Roman Catholicism, came to the forefront and marked a significant conversion in the Christian world. The Protestant religion, enforced by such theologians as Zwingli, Luther and Calvin, was growing in rapidity, and the power, which guided the Roman Catholic Church, was slowly weakening in number. It was evident that…

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    great reformers were prepared for the Anabaptist movement. In this paper I will summarize chapters 5-6 in Justo Gonzalez’s The Story of Christianity. Ulrich Zwingli was born in Switzerland in January 1484, very soon after Martin Luther. He studied in Basel and Bern, where he developed a…

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    they want this lifestyle before going through with the adult baptism. It is a strict community when it comes to religion and they expect the most from their members but also leave room for forgives and acceptance if the ex-member repents and would like to rejoin. III. Conclusion: A. Summary: The Amish communities are serious about their religious practices and expect their members to be fully committed once they receive adult baptism. They have a grace period where they can leave the church…

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    Amish Sociology

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    The Amish live a lifestyle that is both simple and complex. Historically, it would not be inaccurate to say that those outside the faith have little understanding of what the lives of the Amish entail. This is largely in part due to the fact that the Amish faith places restriction on being filmed. As a consequence, interviews with Amish families are few and the information obtained in the amount of available time is limited. People outside of the community of the Amish have little knowledge…

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    Anabaptists, Henry VIII

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    Chapter 13 Assignment #3 13.3 (Ryan Cho) Anabaptist, Henry VIII, Cardinal Wolsey, Act of Supremacy, Book of Common Prayer, John Calvin 1. Anabaptist. Many of the Anabaptists all had a belief that the Christian Church was all voluntary believers that had gone under a spiritual rebirth. Anabaptists preferred baptism to occur as an adult rather than the right at birth. Many of these people followed the older properties of Christianity and held a variation of democracy where all believers were…

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    Amish Families

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    The Amish have a very self sufficient society and a well defined way of living. Their society works well by having all members of the family and community working together for the same goal. They have avoided many of the modern society features by developing practices and behaviors that isolate them from the outside cultures. They have been very successful in maintaining this way of life while being surrounded by such a modern world. This has been achieved by restricting their livelihood to…

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    Arguments About The Amish

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    Dear Andrea, How are you today? I heard from someone that you were making disparaging remarks about the Amish. I’d like to tell you about what I see as the strengths and weaknesses of Amish life. Amish don’t just make nice furniture, or stubbornly resist modernity. Though many recent TV shows such as “Breaking Amish” or “Amish Mafia” have given them a false image, there is more to them than what some may perceive. The Amish have intrigued us with their simple and slow way of life. In these…

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