"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely." Lord Acton
Today at Mere Comments I highlight what I’m calling the “Neo-Anabaptist temptation.”
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Category: Bible and Theology, News and Events
Anabaptist, christianity, first things, mark tooley, Mennonite, pacifism, politics, protestantism
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I don’t think it’s fair to Anabaptists to take one feature of their movement, pacifism, and label another group as neo-Anabaptist because they agree with one feature even though they disagree on everything else.
I don’t want to try to separate the wheat from the tares, but I’m suspicious of evangelicals who go “neo-Anabaptist”. Socialists call themselves everything but socialist in an attempt to deceive the gullible. I think a lot of theologically liberal people are calling themselves evangelical for similar reasons. There is no way that Jim Wallis is an evangelical.
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