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By Changkyu Kim,Stuart Murray Williams

This booklet goals to discover the that means of salvation in Balthasar Hubmaier's theology. prior examine has tended to provide an explanation for and review his theology by means of finding his id between modern Anabaptists. in addition, Hubmaier's theology has been variously categorised as Catholic Anabaptist, Magisterial Anabaptist, or as a bridge among the novel and Magisterial branches of the Reformation. those methods to Hubmaier's theology basically rely on a static and transactional viewpoint the place the end result comes from the reason. Such an procedure can't absolutely clarify the distinct good points of Hubmaier's theology, simply because his theology had a number of instead of unmarried affects. to appreciate Hubmaier's theology, we have to specialize in his intent and goal in writing instead of exterior impacts. This quantity makes an attempt to discover a brand new realizing of Hubmaier's theology reflecting an important switch in our paradigmatic methodologies. This clean standpoint is helping us see that Hubmaier's theology was once now not static and transactional yet dynamic and relational. As Hubmaier's major goal used to be to provide readers a formal realizing of soteriology, his writings have been written from this attitude, targeting salvation. This quantity goals to let the reader to entry this detailed realizing of soteriology by means of studying his basic texts in 3 different types: unfastened will, baptism, and the Lord's Supper. to appreciate Hubmaier's theology via a brand new method leads us to reconsider the which means of salvation.

"In this groundbreaking research Kim has tested intimately the theology and perform of a huge Reformation philosopher, and has proven not just whatever of the old context and which means, yet, extra considerably, the relevance of this pondering for the church this day. Believers in every type of contexts may be thankful to Kim for a clean process and new assets for mirrored image on discipleship and being the church."
--Ruth Gouldbourne, Co-minister, Bloomsbury important Baptist Church

"Interpreting soteriology because the key component of Hubmaier's theology, Kim frames Hubmaier's drawback for salvation round his different theological issues. Kim emphasizes that Hubmaier's precise articulation of religion and unfastened will is inextricably tied to his sacramental theology. Rebuffing prior stories that rendered Hubmaier an unoriginal theologian, Kim argues for Hubmaier to be studied for his personal distinctive theologizing. This publication may be a beneficial addition to counterpoint the becoming curiosity in Anabaptism's top early theologian."
--Brian C. Brewer, Truett Seminary, Baylor University

Changkyu Kim is Senior Lecturer at Msalato Theological collage, St. John's collage of Tanzania, in Dodoma, Tanzania. he's married to Sora Lee.

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