The Book Of Ammon
Ammon Hennacy was born July 24, 1893 in Negley, Ohio. His formal education consisted of one year each at three institutions: Hiram College in Ohio (1913), University of Wisconsin (1914), and Ohio State University (1915). With the outbreak of World War I he refused to register for military service and consequently served two years in the U.S. Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta...more
I respect him for his stands even though I would not go nearly as far as he did. Most people didn't, and wouldn't bec ...more
Chapter 18 offers the most concise answers for what Hennacy thinks on a variety of topics and is arranged as a question-and-answer session. No doubt, these were questions lobbed his ...more
Ammon Hennacy was one of the world's few self-defined and thoroughly devoted Catholic Anarchists. He lived during the beginning of the 20th century, his spiritual politics understood by very few at the time. One of these few was Dorothy Day, the co-creator of the Catholic Worker movement.
He was known for his Gandhian approach to politics and his conscientious refusal to pay taxes.
update: finished!! This book was clearly published unedited. Lots of interesting tidbits if you wade through it all, but I don't recommend it. I think I learned more about Ammon Hennacy in the brief excerpt he includes from Dorothy Day's book towards the end, than in the rest of the book combined.