Category Archives: Pacifism

A Brief Summary About and In Defense of Christian Anarchism: How I Became a Christian Anarchist Part VII

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Anarchism, by placing everyone on the stage of equal importance, fundamentally calls for the end of oppression. Unfortunately, ending oppression is not a goal unique to anarchism. Leftists and even the Right maintain that they long to see an end … Continue reading

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Rejecting Socialism and the State as G-d: How I Became a Christian Anarchist Part VI

In the days following the Obama rally I attended, I gave up all patriotic allegiances. I abandoned the state as a provider of security and health. By looking at history, especially early 20th century history, and the ontology of the … Continue reading

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A Brief Trip Into Anarcha-Feminism: How I Became A Christian Anarchist Part V

I could hardly say I grew up “Feminist”. Nevertheless, feminist movement and theory played a major role in my life. This part will be short and not nearly as personal. It stands very prominently for me. Like Robert Jensen, a … Continue reading

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How Jesus Called Me to Repent of My Nationalism: How I Became a Christian Anarchist Part IV

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I struck up to live radically. I quit running track for SPU. I became a Student Ministry Coordinator. Since my Sophomore year of high school, I planned on being an English major, but I switched to Christian Theology. That summer, … Continue reading

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On the Road to Damascus (Or More Precisely, In the Dorm Called Ashton) With Apologies to My Ex-Girlfriend: How I Became a Christian Anarchist Part III

I mentioned earlier how 19 was an important year for me. The events of that year loom large in my mental vision. By that time, pacifism was less than something I believed. It became an identifier. Everyone knew how much … Continue reading

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“How George W. Bush Turned Me Into a Liberal”, How I Became a Christian Anarchist: Part II

Let me return to the 10th grade. At the end of 9th grade, the Second Iraq War started. By 10th grade, in late 2003, the bombs had pretty much been falling on Baghdad for over 6 months (although they had … Continue reading

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How I Became A Christian Anarchist: Part 1

I realized how badly I want to see the world and, more importantly, the Church become anarchist. The more I talk of anarchism with people, the more they tend to nod in agreement. Hierarchies are bad. Nevertheless, we all have … Continue reading

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