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A Review of
The Naked Anabaptist:
The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith
.

by Stuart Murray.

Reviewed by Dustin Hite.


The Naked Anabaptist:
The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith
.

Stuart Murray.
Paperback: Herald Press, 2010.
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THE NAKED ANABAPTIST - Stuart MurrayAs one who might rightly be described as ‘Anabaptist-friendly’, I was quite intrigued when I received notice that this particular work would be released soon.  Having not grown up in a church environment linked to traditional Anabaptism, my fondness for the tradition emerged in my graduate school studies, as I learned of the commitment and dedication of the “radical reformers” (a label that has been applied, by historians, to the early Anabaptists and others) in the face of violent persecution.

Stuart Murray, who himself could rightly be described as someone immersed in Anabaptist tradition, is not so much, in his book entitled The Naked Anabaptist: The Bare Essentials of a Radical Faith, addressing those similar to himself.  Instead, his aim is to address the individuals, much like myself, who may lack any formal connection to an Anabaptist religious tradition, but nonetheless have found much of value in its theology and praxis.

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