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AW Book Forum – Response to Sarah Augustine by Randy S. Woodley

Read here the AW Book Forum Presentation on The Land Is Not Empty: Following Jesus in Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery by Sarah Augustine Indigenous Old Testaments and Story – Response to Sarah Augustine by Randy S. Woodley I begin responding to Sarah’s words at the end of chapter six, Reimagining Our Theology.  The great unknown unfolds […]

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AW Book Forum – Response to Sarah Augustine by Tina Stoltzfus Schlabach

Read here the AW Book Forum Presentation on The Land Is Not Empty: Following Jesus in Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery by Sarah Augustine Response to Sarah Augustine by Tina Stoltzfus Schlabach I write this response to Sarah Augustine’s powerful book not as a scholar.  I write as a pastor and as an accompanier of people – […]

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AW Book Forum – Response to Sarah Augustine by T.J. Smith

Read here the AW Book Forum Presentation on The Land Is Not Empty: Following Jesus in Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery by Sarah Augustine Response to Sarah Augustine by T.J. Smith As a Lakota, Winnebago, Cherokee man, being one who the shame of culture, being Indian, was prevalent in our family, this book struck home. I was […]

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AW Book Forum – Response to Sarah Augustine by Wes Howard-Brook

Read here the AW Book Forum Presentation on The Land Is Not Empty: Following Jesus in Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery by Sarah Augustine Response to Sarah Augustine by Wes Howard-Brook Sarah Augustine is a prophet. Like those of ancient Israel, she interweaves in her life and writing a passionate love of God, a passionate […]

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AW Book Forum Presentation – The Land Is Not Empty: Following Jesus in Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery by Sarah Augustine

In our second Anabaptist Witness Book Forum, we want to share with you four responses to Sarah Augustine’s book The Land Is Not Empty: Following Jesus in Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery. In this work, Augustine unpacks the harm of the Doctrine of Discovery—a set of laws rooted in the fifteenth century that gave Christian […]

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Place and the Construction of Christian Service – Response to AW Book Forum by Alain Epp Weaver

Read the AW Book Forum presentation – Service and the Ministry of Reconciliation by Alain Epp Weaver here. Place and the Construction of Christian Service Response to AW Book Forum by Alain Epp Weaver* Where does Christian service unfold? What places shape understandings of Christian service? How have those landscapes of Christian service been formed […]

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AW Book Forum – Response to Epp Weaver by Anicka Fast

Read the AW Book Forum presentation – Service and the Ministry of Reconciliation by Alain Epp Weaver here. Response to Epp Weaver by Anicka Fast* “Making room for the vitality of world Christianity” within MCC A review of Alain Epp Weaver, Service and the Ministry of Reconciliation: A Missiological History of Mennonite Central Committee (North […]

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AW Book Forum – Response to Epp Weaver by Andrés Pacheco Lozano

Read the AW Book Forum presentation – Service and the Ministry of Reconciliation by Alain Epp Weaver here. Response to Epp Weaver by Andrés Pacheco Lozano* “Así que somos embajadores[as] de Cristo” (2 Cor. 5:20, NVI). Some years ago, I had the opportunity to read and discuss this text on the Ministry of Reconciliation (2 […]

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AW Book Forum – Response to Epp Weaver by Regina Shands Stoltzfus

Read the AW Book Forum presentation – Service and the Ministry of Reconciliation by Alain Epp Weaver here. Response to Epp Weaver by Regina Shands Stoltzfus* The questions Alain Epp-Weaver asks regarding the practice of Christian service that has “embodies colonialism’s racialized value hierarchies” have been a critical concern and foundation for presence and work […]

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AW Book Forum – “Service and the Ministry of Reconciliation” by Alain Epp Weaver

AW Book Forum Presentation In our first Anabaptist Witness Book Forum, we want to share with you three responses to Alain Epp Weaver’s book Service and the Ministry of Reconciliation: A Missiological History of Mennonite Central Committee. In this work—developed from the 2019 Menno Simons lectures delivered at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas—Weaver reflects […]

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