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The Anabaptist Writings of David Joris, 1535–1543
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The Anabaptist Writings of David Joris, 1535–1543

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Herald Press 1994

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Overview

David Joris (c. 1501–1556) is one of the least understood leaders of the sixteenth-century Anabaptist movements. Yet during his era, he was one of the most important Anabaptist leaders in the Low Countries. Even before the fall of Munster in June 1535, Joris was a consistent advocate of Anabaptist nonviolence, and well into the 1540s, he competed successfully with Menno Simons for followers. This volume contains several of Joris’ tracts, including “Of the Wonderful Working of God,” “Hear, Hear, Hear, Great Wonder, Great Wonder, Great Wonder,” “The Strasbourg Disputation,” and more.

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Key Features

  • Contains many of Joris’ tracts
  • Explores the importance of Joris’ writings to Dutch Anabaptists
  • Includes an extensive index and bibliography for easy reference

Contents

  • The Life and Works of David Joris
  • The Anonymous Biography of Joris
  • Two Songs of David Joris
  • Of the Wonderful Working of God, 1535
  • Hear, Hear, Hear, Great Wonder, Great Wonder, Great Wonder, 1536
  • The Early Correspondence
    • To the Praise of Our Lord and the Instruction of His People, 1537
    • The Response to Hans Eisenburg, 1537
    • The Building of the Church, 1537
  • The Strasbourg Disputation, 1538
  • A Blessed Instruction for the Hungering, Burdened Souls, c. 1538
  • Joris’ Letter Concerning Martyrdom, 1539
  • The Apology to Countess Anna of Oldenburg, 1540–43

Product Details

  • Title: The Anabaptist Writings of David Joris, 1535–1543
  • Editor: Gary K. Waite
  • Translator: Gary K. Waite
  • Publisher: Herald Press
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Pages: 344
  • Christian Group: Anabaptist
  • Resource Type: Topical
  • Topic: Theology

About Gary K. Waite

Gary K. Waite received his BA, MA, and PhD from the University of Waterloo. He is an associate professor at the University of New Brunswick. He has published numerous articles on David Joris and Anabaptism.

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