Christian anarchism has been round for no less than so long as “secular” anarchism. Leo Tolstoy is its most renowned proponent, yet there are various others, similar to Jacques Ellul, Vernard Eller, Dave Andrews or the folks linked to the Catholic employee move. they give a compelling critique of the kingdom, the church and the financial system in keeping with the recent Testament..

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2. three — country deception . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 three. 2. four — financial exploitation . . . . . . . . . . 204 three. 2. five — The country as idolatry . . . . . . . . . . . 210 three. three — Church doctrine in aid of the kingdom . . . . . . 215 three. three. 1 — Reinterpretations of Jesus’ commandments within the Sermon at the Mount . . . . . . . . . . . 215 three. three. 2 — Reinterpretations of non-resistance . . . . 219 three. three. three — help for political authority . . . . . . 227 three. four — misleading dogmas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230 three. four. 1 — Sanctimonious self-righteousness . . . . . 230 three. four. 2 — imprecise rituals and ideology . . . . . . . . 234 three. four. three — Institutional faith . . . . . . . . . . . 242 three. five — Awakening to real Christianity . . . . . . . . . . 244 Part II — The Christian Anarchist reaction . . 247 bankruptcy four — Responding to the nation . . . . 248 four. 1 — Paul’s letter to Roman Christians, bankruptcy thirteen . . . 249 four. 1. 1 — Paul’s weaknesses . . . . . . . . . . . . 251 four. 1. 2 — The Christian anarchist exegesis: subversive subjection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253 four. 1. three — related passages within the New testomony . . 264 four. 2 — Jesus’ suggestion on taxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266 four. 2. 1 — Caesar’s issues and God’s issues . . . . . 267 four. 2. 2 — The temple tax and fish episode . . . . . 271 four. three — puzzling over the function of civil disobedience . . . . . . 273 four. three. 1 — opposed to civil disobedience . . . . . . . . 273 four. three. 2 — For (non-violent) civil disobedience . . . 275 four. three. three — Obedience to God . . . . . . . . . . . . 278 four. four — brushing aside the organs of the nation . . . . . . . . 280 four. four. 1 — retaining place of work and balloting . . . . . . . . 280 four. four. 2 — Paying taxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281 four. four. three — Conscription and conflict . . . . . . . . . . 282 four. four. four — different country companies . . . . . . . . . . . 282 four. five — On progressive equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 four. five. 1 — No compromise with violence . . . . . . 284 four. five. 2 — Revolution by way of instance . . . . . . . . . . 289 bankruptcy five — Collective Witness because the actual Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295 five. 1 — “A new society in the shell of the outdated” . . . . . 296 five. 1. 1 — Repenting and becoming a member of the church . . . . 297 five. 1. 2 — An economic system of care and sacrifice . . . . . three hundred five. 1. three — Subversive company . . . . . . . . . 306 five. 2 — a tricky challenge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 311 five. 2. 1 — facing evil locally . . . 311 five. 2. 2 — Heroic sacrifices via church participants . . . 319 five. three — belief in God . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323 five. three. 1 — A beacon of religion . . . . . . . . . . . . 324 five. three. 2 — The mysterious development of a mustard seed . 328 Chapter 6 — Examples of Christian Anarchist Witness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333 6. 1 — Pre-modern examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335 6. 1. 1 — Early Christians . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335 6. 1. 2 — the center a long time and the Reformation . . 338 6. 2 — glossy examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343 6. 2. 1 — Garrison and his fans . . . . . . . . 343 6. 2. 2 — Ballou and the Hopedale neighborhood . . . 344 6. 2. three — Tolstoy’s own instance . . . . . . . . 344 6. 2. four — Tolstoyism and Tolstoyan colonies . . . . . 346 6. 2. five — Gandhi: a pacesetter through instance . . . . . . . 352 6. 2. 6 — The Catholic employee move . . . . . 354 6. 2. 7 — A Pinch of Salt and The Digger and Christian Anarchist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 356 6. 2. eight — on-line groups . . . . . . . . . . . 358 6. 2. nine — Andrews’ neighborhood paintings . . . . . . . . 359 6. three — Incomplete examples .

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