Is The State More than the Power of the Sword? (In Conversation with Yoder)

As is well known, a reading of the New Testament in the Radical Reformation tradition (and, in my opinion, an honest reading of it by anyone) displays a standard for disciples of Jesus the Christ that includes a rejection of the power of the sword. This community of disciples embarked on a trajectory that would later include such community standards as those elaborated by Hippolytus... Read More