Wednesday, February 12, 2014

masculinist Mennonite nonviolence?

Intriguing quote, from an article about the sexual abuse allegations against Mennonite theologian John Howard Yoder:

..there's always been something oddly masculinist about the way Mennonites teach nonviolence. Mennonite pacifist discourse evolved as a response to the dominant ideal of warrior masculinity, a way for men to justify not going to war; it has never been as fully formed or as celebrated for its challenge to interpersonal
The Woody Allen Problem: How Do We Read Pacifist Theologian (and Sexual Abuser) John Howard Yoder?

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