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Christian anarchism has been round for a minimum of so long as “secular” anarchism. Leo Tolstoy is its most famed proponent, yet there are lots of others, similar to Jacques Ellul, Vernard Eller, Dave Andrews or the folks linked to the Catholic employee stream. they give a compelling critique of the country, the church and the economic system in keeping with the recent Testament..

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1. three — Love your enemies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. four — Swear by no means . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. five — The Golden Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1. 6 — Reflections on different passages within the Sermon . . . . seventy eight eighty 86 ninety ninety two 1. 6. 1 — Be now not indignant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety two 1. 6. 2 — dedicate no adultery . . . . . . . . . . . ninety seven 1. 6. three — search no compliment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety eight 1. 6. four — The Beatitudes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety eight 1. 6. five — fear now not approximately safeguard . . . . . . . . . ninety nine 1. 6. 6 — Be the salt and the sunshine . . . . . . . . . a hundred 1. 7 — gratifying the previous legislation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and one 1. eight — A manifesto for Christian anarchism . . . . . . . 107 bankruptcy 2 — The Anarchism Implied in Jesus’ different Teachings and instance . . . . . . . 111 2. 1 — The outdated testomony . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 2. 1. 1 — I Samuel eight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 2. 1. 2 — different previous testomony passages . . . . . . 119 2. 2 — expectancies of a political messiah . . . . . . . . . 122 2. three — Jesus’ 3rd temptation within the barren region . . . . . . 124 2. four — Exorcisms and miracle healings . . . . . . . . . . 128 2. five — Forgive seventy-seven instances . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred thirty 2. 6 — no longer judging each other . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133 2. 7 — Being servants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 2. eight — The temple detoxification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 2. nine — Jesus’ arrest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred forty five 2. 10 — Jesus’ trial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred fifty 2. eleven — Jesus’ crucifixion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 2. eleven. 1 — Paul’s “powers” . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 2. eleven. 2 — The defeat of the powers . . . . . . . . 159 2. eleven. three — The crucified “messiah” . . . . . . . . . 162 2. eleven. four — The crux of Jesus’ political educating . . . 163 2. eleven. five — taking on the move . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred sixty five 2. 12 — Jesus’ resurrection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 2. thirteen — Revelation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred seventy 2. 14 — Allegedly violent passages . . . . . . . . . . . . 174 2. 15 — Jesus’ anarchist educating and instance . . . . . . 178 bankruptcy three — The State’s Wickedness and the Church’s Infidelity . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and eighty three. 1 — The heritage of Christendom . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 three. 1. 1 — Constantine’s temptation of the early church 182 three. 1. 2 — Christendom and past . . . . . . . . 188 three. 2 — the fashionable country and economic climate . . . . . . . . . . a hundred ninety three. 2. 1 — The “state” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191 three. 2. 2 — country violence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 three. 2. three — country deception . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 three. 2. four — monetary exploitation . . . . . . . . . . 204 three. 2. five — The kingdom as idolatry . . . . . . . . . . . 210 three. three — Church doctrine in aid of the country . . . . . . 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 precise 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 — comparable passages within the New testomony .

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