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Secular Nonviolence and the Theo-Drama of Peace

Anabaptist Ethics and the Catholic Christology of Hans Urs Von Balthasar
  • By Layton Boyd Friesen
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What happens when a five-century tradition of Christian pacifism no longer needs Jesus to support nonviolence? Why does secularity cause this dilemma for Mennonites in their theology of peace? Layton Boyd Friesen offers an ancient theology and spirituality of incarnation as the church's response to the non-resistance of Christ. He explores three key aspects of von Balthasar's Christology to help Mennonite peace theology regain its momentum in the secular age with a contemplative union with Christ.

This volume argues that the way to regain a Christ-formed pacifism within secularity is to contemplate and enter the mystery unveiled in the Chalcedonian Definition of Christ, as interpreted by Hans Urs von Balthasar. In this mystery, the believer is drawn into real-time participation in Christ's encounter with the secular world.

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    • SKU: 9780567704047
    • Manufacturer: BLOOMSBURY 3PL
    • ISBN 13: 9780567704047
    • Publication Date: 02/10/2022
    • Author: Layton Boyd Friesen
    • Format: Hardcover

     
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