The Spiritual Legacy of Hans Denck

Interpretation and Translation of Key Texts. [Including the German text as established by Georg Baring and Walter Fellmann]
 
 
Brill (Verlag)
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 1. Dezember 1990
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • XII, 288 Seiten
978-90-04-09291-4 (ISBN)
 
students and specialists in the philosophy of religion, history of Christian thought, Church history (Medieval and Reformation).
  • Englisch
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  • Deutsch
  • Leiden
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Gewebe
  • Höhe: 241 mm
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  • Breite: 164 mm
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  • Dicke: 24 mm
  • 653 gr
978-90-04-09291-4 (9789004092914)
9004092919 (9004092919)
Clarence Bauman is Professor of Theology and Ethics at the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminaries in Elkhart, Indiana. He graduated from the University of British Columbia and Fuller Theological Seminary and earned doctorates at the universities of Bonn and Edinburgh. Publications: Gewaltlosigkeit im Täufertum, eine Untersuchung zur Theologischen Ethik. (Brill, 1968) and The Sermon on the Mount, the Modern Quest for its Meaning (Mercer University Press, 1985).
'This is undoubtedly the finest contribution of the twentieth century to the growing corpus of scholarly works on Hans Denck.'
W.R. Estep, Southw. Journal Theology, 1992.
'...donne...envie d'en savoir plus.'
Jean Segui, Archives des Sciences Sociales des Religions, 1992.
'...verdienstvoll...'
Hans-Jurgen Goertz, Mennonitische Geschichtsblatt, 1990/91.
'...a valuable addition to Denck studies.'
E.J. Furcha, The Mennonite Quarterly Review, 1991.
'Bauman has rendered a fine service. His edition will most likely become a favorite with Anglo-American students and scholars.'
Pa, Archiv for Reformation History, 1992.
'We can be grateful that Denck's writings have been made more accessible, and this book deserves widespread use.'
Dennis D. Martin, Church History, 1995.
This book presents the life and thought of Hans Denck (1550-1527), the contemplative genius of the Anabaptist movement. The author examines the medieval context, mystic content, and Jewish roots of Denck's spirituality and translates into English his theological treatises, the original German of which is reprinted on facing pages.
These texts convey with unmatched brilliance rare depths of mystic insight on many facets of faith and life, good and evil, truth and love, perfection and depravity. they explore knowledge of God within his and beyond creation, explain how Christ through us fulfils God's Law, and indicate why true love compels Oneness in Gelassenheit. The author presents conceptually precise equivalents for various technical terms representative of the medieval mystical tradition.

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