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God's Revolution

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Do you feel powerless to change the injustice at every level of society? Are you tired of answers that ignore the root causes of human suffering? This selection of writings by Eberhard Arnold, who left a career and the established church in order to live out the gospel, calls us to a completely different way.

Be warned: Arnold doesn't approach discipleship as the route to
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Paperback, 204 pages
Published June 1st 1997 by Plough Publishing House (first published December 31st 1984)
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Mark Sequeira
As I wrote in a review for "Why we live in community" by the same author, this is a priceless book. It features excerpts out of his other works, however, so one should understand that they are only going to get 'glimpses' into his thoughts, quite profound at times. Of course, that might be a real plus to some readers who appreciate being able to grab a bit of a thought and think about it all day (I have, many of those thoughts are still with me months later!).



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paul
May 08, 2016 rated it liked it
Approach with caution. A manifesto that covers all aspects of the Christian life– a 3rd way in community and extreme simplicity, subversive to society and the norms the Western world perpetuates like eternal clockwork. This collection of vignettes written by Eberhard Arnold spanning the years of 1917 to 1933, come together as a coherent and complete exoneration for Christian community lived in what to many is conceived as exclusive, separatist, pretentious, and extreme. The only extremity here i ...more
Jeff
Mar 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an interesting little book with excerpts from the writings of Eberhard Arnold. Arnold, along with his wife, were the founders of the Bruderhof in Germany early in the last century. Most of the writings come from a period in the early 1930's when National Socialism was rising to power in Germany. The writings are focused around aspects of life in the Kingdom of God. I found this to be a good devotional read taking a chapter/topic a day at a time
Dan Brunner
Sep 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Because of their pietistic heritage I have a genuine love and appreciation for the Bruderhof and their focus on peace, justice, and intentional community. There are some wonderful passages in this collection, although as a whole it is a bit uneven.
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Eberhard was born in Königsberg, East Prussia into an academic family. He studied theology but, because of his views on infant baptism and his decision to leave the Lutheran church, he was refused his degree. He changed majors to philosophy. He married Emmy von Hollander and together they dedicated their lives in obedience to God’s will. This led to the beginning of community in 1920.

Eberhard was
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