Christian Anarchism: A Political Commentary on the Gospel by Alexandre Christoyannopoulos

By Alexandre Christoyannopoulos

Publish yr note: First released in 2010

Christian anarchism has been round for no less than so long as secular anarchism. Leo Tolstoy is its most renowned proponent, yet there are lots of others, similar to Jacques Ellul, Vernard Eller, Dave Andrews or the folks linked to the Catholic employee flow. they give a compelling critique of the country, the church and the economic system in response to the recent testomony.

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Html (accessed 28 March 2007), 37, 88–89. 72 His work is esteemed by several Christian anarchists—especially those with an activist inclination. His study of Mark certainly resonates strongly with Christian anarchist thought, yet he stays clear from reaching explicitly anarchist conclusions, locating himself instead in Marxist liberation theology. 73 Indeed, his exegesis very much implies the sort of Christian anarchism outlined by this book. It is for this reason that his work has been taken into account here.

As Chapter 3 makes clear, however, Christian anarchists attribute this discrepancy to, at best, innocent misreading, and at worst, deliberate deceit on the part of established commentators. Christian anarchists therefore consciously bypass these traditional interpretations and try to base their exegeses solely on scripture. ”6 This Chapter follows Christian anarchists in ignoring the tradition in order to present the pure Christian anarchist reading of the text. Traditional commentaries, as well as the Christian anarchist reasons for bypassing them, are mentioned only in Chapter 3.

A fairly clear sense of what is being criticised by Christian anarchists does nevertheless emerge in the first t hree Chapters anyway, and Chapter 3 does briefly revisit this question of the terminology employed by Christian anarchists. [37] Note that when a referencing detail is not specified in the original source but I am able to make an informed guess about it, the uncertain detail is included but accompanied by a quotation mark inside square brackets. html” format (since these are basically just one—potentially very long—“page”).

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