21 3 H E R I TA G E 23 Our community is but a small part of what God – the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob – has done through the ages. Glimpses of his divine truth have been caught throughout history by sages, philosophers, and poets; from early peoples in their reverence for the Creator; to Socrates, Buddha, and Zoroaster; to visionaries such as Leo Tolstoy, Albert Schweitzer, and Simone Weil. Right down to the present, wherever people strive for truth, justice, brotherhood, and peace, God is at work. We do not seek to imitate those who have gone before us; rather, we wish for their example to inspire us to live more wholeheartedly for God’s kingdom. Our Founding 24 Our community was founded in 1920 in Germany by the Protestant theologian Eberhard Arnold, his wife Emmy, and her sister Else von Hollander. Appalled Heb 1:1–4; 11:1—12:2 Acts 17:24–28 Rom 2:14–16 Matt 25:31–46 Ps 44:1–3; Deut 6:20–25 Rev 14:13