235 on communion. Billicanus may also have had some influence on Menno's attitude to baptism, but here, Professor Voolstra shows, Menno's striking use of I Peter 3: 25 suggests a stronger dependency on Rothmann. It is again the early Menno who comes to the fore in the pieces by Helmut Isaak, Abraham Friesen and Marjan Blok. Isaak, none of whose conclusions are particularly new but whose study is well argued and documented, deals with Menno's 'vision of the anticipation of the kingdom of God' as it emerges in The Spiritual Resurrection, The New Birth, the Meditation on the Twenty-Fifth Psalm and The Blasphemy. Abraham Friesen examines the much-debated question of Menno's relations with Munster. He draws attention to his prompt condemnation in The Blasphemy of the 'false prophets' who undermined the movement but also to his refusal to dissociate himself from the Melchiorites and to his selective use of Rothmann. Menno's position, he concludes, was surprisingly close to that of Philip of Hesse, to whom the Mfnsterites had written in 1534 in an endeavour to enlist his neutrality. While both Voolstra and Friesen tend to emphasise the Protestant influences on Menno, Marjan Blok, in an article of admirable
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Published: Jan 1, 1994
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