November 27, 2012

A Mennonite Message for Losers

Paul Schrag, Mennonite World Review

The peerless Mennonite theologian John Howard Yoder did more than write The Politics of Jesus, which ensured his immortality in college lecture halls. Less famously, he spoke to the people in the pews as well as the scholars.

We can hear Yoder’s popular voice in Radical Christian Disciple­ship, new from Herald Press. Fifteen years after Yoder’s death, it presents some of his magazine articles and sermons from the 1950s through the 1970s.

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