Evaluating a neglected tradition of (Ana)baptist christology
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Oosterbaan identified a tradition of Anabaptist christology running from Ziegler in Strassborg in the 1520s to Menno Simons in the 1550s. I demonstrate that this tradition continued until at least around 1700, first amongst the Waterlander Mennonites in the Netherlands, and then amongst the English General Baptists. I sketch the development and diversity of the tradition, and then ask whether it might be considered ‘orthodox’, and whether reflecting on the scholarly reception of this tradition might help academic theologians to engage better with marginalised Christian communities today.
Holmes , S R 2023 , ' Evaluating a neglected tradition of (Ana)baptist christology ' , Scottish Journal of Theology . https://doi.org/10.1017/S0036930623000029
Scottish Journal of Theology
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