Dissident discipleship : a spirituality of self-surrender, love of God, and love of neighbor / David Augsburger.
By: Augsburger, David W.Material type: BookPublisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Brazos Press, c2006Description: 245 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 1587431807.Subject(s): Anabaptists | Spirituality -- AnabaptistsDDC classification: 248.4/843 Online resources: Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-245).
The practice of radical attachment -- "Not believing in Jesus, but believing Jesus and believing what Jesus believed" (core christology) -- The practice of stubborn loyalty -- "True community : where the person you like least always is; if that person dies or disappears, a worse takes the place" (solidarity in community) -- The practice of tenacious serenity -- "Let go, let come, let be, let God; get up, get going, get to it" (willing obedience) -- The practice of habitual humility -- "Humility claimed is pride renamed" (unpretentious personhood) -- The practice of resolute nonviolence -- "Because my life is in God's hands, I will never take my enemy's life into my hands" (the way of the cross) -- The practice of concrete service -- "The best service ever seen, goes unseen, the best servants are at their best, secrets" (concern for others) -- The practice of authentic witness -- "Preach the Gospel at all times; if necessary, use words" (faithful presence) -- The practice of subversive spirituality -- "My nationality, Christian. my discipleship : dissident. my spirituality, subversive" (dissident discipleship).
Explores how individuals can transform their spiritual life by following Jesus' example of surrender and service.
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