Building communities of compassion: Mennonite mutual aid in by Willard M. Swartley, Donald B. Kraybill, J. Winfield Fretz

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Ramsey: 232; Jer. Ep. 5.

5:6. 23. González: 133: Eus. Eccl. Hist. 11. See Lampe: 344. He says "über 1000 Unterstüzungsempfänger," but Eusebius clearly says 1500. 24. Ramsey: 237; Ambr. Exp. in Ps. 119[118]. 22. 25. Ramsey: 230; De disc. 8. 26. Ramsey: 23132; Enarr. in Ps. 47[46]. 5. 27. Ramsey: 228; Aug. Tract. in Ioann. 7. 28. Ramsey: 232; Jer. Ep. 1. 29. Aug. Enarr. in Ps. 147[146]. 17. 30. , trans. R. B. Tollinton, 318. 31. Ramsey: 232; Jer. Ep. 5.

The church was conceived as a visible body of Christ mirroring the kingdom of heaven. It was made up of adults who had voluntarily decided to follow Christ in daily life. They were thus aware of the obligations of membership. The church was seen as a new redemptive society where the love and corporate care of members were simply assumed to be a norm of redeemed behavior. Members were members one of another and called to share their spiritual and material burdens. The Anabaptist understanding of discipleship accented the importance of obedience to Christ in all dimensions of life.

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