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759352: John Howard Yoder: Spiritual Writings

A Review of

John Howard Yoder: Spiritual Writings

By Paul Martens and Jennifer L. Howell,eds.
Paperback: Orbis Books,2011.
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Reviewed by Daniel M. Yencich

When one thinks of “spiritual masters,” the first name that springs to mind is typically not John Howard Yoder.  There is a certain irony that Yoder would be included in Orbis Books’ Modern Spiritual Masters series.  Yoder’s work, sometimes understood as a dichotomy emphasizing the politics of Jesus rather than his spirituality, is not typically regarded as particularly devotional or “spiritual.”  Such an assessment is probably partly right.  Continue Reading…