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Doctor of Theology (ThD)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Philippians 3:12-13; 1 John 1:8; Matthew 7:1; Genesis 2:7; Proverbs 15:33;
The disregard for a formal discussion of ethics in no wise indicates that the Mennonites believe they are perfect. To the question “is the converted man perfect?” the Mennonite Brethren Catechism states: “No; he has only begun the race toward the goal of holiness; even the most holy men, as long as they are in this life, have their imperfections. Philippians 3:12-13; 1 John 1:8.
Toews, Abraham, "The Problem of Mennonite Ethics" (1959). Doctor of Theology Dissertation. 57.
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