Published by Plough Publishing House Walden, New York Robertsbridge, England Elsmore, Australia Copyright © 2012, 2014 by the Bruderhof All rights reserved. 20 19 18 17 16 15 14    13 4 5 6 7 8    1.01 Scripture quotations are from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible (1971) except as indicated by reference to the New Revised Standard Version (1989), New International Version (2011), or English Standard Version (2011). The ecumenical translation of the Apostles’ Creed opposite page 1 is from the English Language Liturgical Consultation (1988). References to early Christian writers (ca. ad 60–150) follow the 2007 edition of The Apostolic Fathers, ed. Michael W. Holmes. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Foundations of our faith and calling / The Bruderhof p. cm. ISBN-13: 978-0-87486-888-3 (hardcover) ISBN-10: 0-87486-888-2 (hardcover) ISBN-13: 978-0-87486-889-0 (pbk.) ISBN-10: 0-87486-889-0 (pbk.) 1.  Bruderhof Communities. BX8129.B65F68 2012 230’.73--dc23 2012025464 Printed in the United States of America