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John Howard Yoder

Just over 30 years ago John Howard Yoder published his stinging critique of the image of Jesus that had become widely accepted in the academy and the church. The Politics of Jesus is as relevant today as it was in 1972. Scholarship in the last century regularly attempted to frame the Jesus story either in […] Read More

Since the decline of the Moral Majority, Christianity has been left without a visible face in American politics. This is not entirely lamentable. That Christianity lost face at the end of the 20th century was perhaps just as much a judgment as it was an attack upon the church. No doubt, “secular humanism” presented a […] Read More

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Mennonites today are viewed as more than an antiquated sect, and the Anabaptist peace witness is seen by a global audience, due in part to the influence of John Howard Yoder. So believes a group of Yoder’s students, friends and colleagues, who gathered for a conference on the late theologian’s legacy […] Read More