Yoder

New[ish] Index for Searching Yoder’s Writings

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I should have mentioned this before now. Those of you who are interested in the writings of John Howard Yoder should know about the Yoder Index, if you don’t already. It is an index to all of Yoder’s published books and articles (in English). I have previously mentioned the work of John Nugent and Branson… Read more »

The Church Discipline of John Howard Yoder:

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Legal and Religious Considerations by J. Glenn Friesen[1] [Note from Mark Thiessen Nation: The following essay is not the way I would frame these issues. For that see my previous blog posts. But I believe Dr. Friesen has gone through the facts in a very careful way that is clarifying. I believe his essay, framed… Read more »

On Contexualizing Two Failures of John Howard Yoder

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Mark Thiessen Nation, with Marva Dawn  [Note: I write the following after having written two previous blog posts, in the first of which, among other things, I affirmed the statement formulated by the faculty of AMBS. Thus the following reflections should be understood in light of my earlier posts.  I should perhaps add that I… Read more »

What to say about John Howard Yoder’s sexual misconduct?

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The following is the paragraph I wrote almost two years ago for GAMEO (Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online) in my brief biographical sketch of John Yoder: In 1991 formal complaints of sexual misconduct were brought against Yoder by eight women.  A task force was appointed by Yoder’s home congregation.  Following a year of investigating the… Read more »