Paul writes - The latest issue of On The Road, the journal of the Anabaptist Association of Australia and New Zealand is out, and this time it features a number of articles on John Howard Yoder. You can find a PDF (4.9MB) of Issue 47, December 2010 here.
- 12 Ways to Prematurely Write Off Yoder: Some Common Misconceptions About Yoder’s ‘Neo-Anabaptist’ Vision by Michael Buttrey.
- Yoder on Jesus’ Death by Geoff Broughton.
- Yoder the Sinner by Nathan Hobby.
- Tracking the Influence of John Yoder: A Bibliographical Survey by Doug Hynd. This will be particularly useful to those who haven’t read a lot of Yoder, but want some key texts by which to do that.
The introduction by Nathan Hobby also provides a good overview or introduction to Yoder and the key thoughts of his theological approach. And thus to an understanding of what might be key features of, or underlying motivations for Christian discipleship.
“…His Anabaptism was not that of a withdrawn Mennonite with nothing to say to the world, but an Anabaptism which was light to the world, even and especially in the peculiarity of its life and worship…” Nathan Hobby.