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From: Ron Snowden <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] Pietists & Anabaptists
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 10:43:21 -0600
I, too, have had some difficulty with the use of the terms Pietists
and Anabaptists--and would enjoy a good explanation.
Recently I spent some time with a Brethren couple in Indiana--whom
Merle knows--and left with much confusion over his belief in
pacifism. He, seeming like others responding on this forum, take a
certain pride in being a pacifist and I wonder how they view the
aggressors of the world.
Yesterday we learned that Daniel Boone killed only three indians--but
on the Ohio frontier would the Brethren have simply stood by and
watched their family and friends be slaughtered?
This is a serious question, not solicitous nor trying to provoke a