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Christian anarchism has been round for no less than so long as “secular” anarchism. Leo Tolstoy is its most famed proponent, yet there are lots of others, corresponding to Jacques Ellul, Vernard Eller, Dave Andrews or the folks linked to the Catholic employee flow. they provide a compelling critique of the kingdom, the church and the economic system in accordance with the recent Testament..

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230 three. four. 2 — vague 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 country . . . . 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’ recommendation 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 position 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 country . . . . . . . . 280 four. four. 1 — protecting place of work and vote casting . . . . . . . . 280 four. four. 2 — Paying taxes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281 four. four. three — Conscription and struggle . . . . . . . . . . 282 four. four. four — different country companies . . . . . . . . . . . 282 four. five — On progressive tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 four. five. 1 — No compromise with violence . . . . . . 284 four. five. 2 — Revolution through instance . . . . . . . . . . 289 bankruptcy five — Collective Witness because the real Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295 five. 1 — “A new society in the shell of the previous” . . . . . 296 five. 1. 1 — Repenting and becoming a member of the church . . . . 297 five. 1. 2 — An financial system of care and sacrifice . . . . . three hundred five. 1. three — Subversive company . . . . . . . . . 306 five. 2 — a tough undertaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 — sleek examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343 6. 2. 1 — Garrison and his fans . . . . . . . . 343 6. 2. 2 — Ballou and the Hopedale group . . . 344 6. 2. three — Tolstoy’s own instance . . . . . . . . 344 6. 2. four — Tolstoyism and Tolstoyan colonies . . . . . 346 6. 2. five — Gandhi: a pacesetter by way of instance . . . . . . . 352 6. 2. 6 — The Catholic employee circulation . . . . . 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’ group paintings . . . . . . . . 359 6. three — Incomplete examples . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360 end — The Prophetic function of Christian Anarchism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 363 “Christian anarchists” and “Christian anarchism” . . . . . 364 the dominion of God in historical past . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367 “Hastening” God’s state . . . . . . . . . . . . 368 History’s mysterious unfolding . . . . . . . . . . . 371 The temptation of standard political motion . . . . . 375 Relentless prophecy on the margins . . . . . . . . . . . . 382 Love, justice, and social ontology . . . . . . . . . 382 Christian anarchists as prophets .

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