Religious Anarchism: New Perspectives
Both religion and anarchism have been increasingly politically active of late. This edited volume presents twelve chapters of fresh scholarship on diverse facets of the area where they meet: religious anarchism. The book is structured along three themes: o early Christian anarchist pioneers, including Pelagius, Coppe, Hungarian Nazarenes, and Dutch Christian anarchists; o...more
Hardcover, 345 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by Cambridge Scholars Publishing
(first published 2009)
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This loose collection of academic essays on the subject of religious anarchism would likely appeal more to those already familiar with field, as the papers tend to be fairly narrow in their focus. Yet if your familiarity with the topic is limited to, say, Christian anarchism along the lines of Tolstoy or Ellul, then the essays in Part III on Buddhist, Daoist, and Muslim anarchism should bear some interest. Standouts include Fitch's chapter on Peagianism's anarchistic leanings, Christoyannopoulos...more
Alexandre J.M.E. Christoyannopoulos (born 1979) is a French–Greek author and politics lecturer. He currently lectures at Loughborough University, England. Christoyannopoulos graduated in Economics from the University of Kent in 2000, then went on to earn an MA in International Relations and European Studies and a PhD in Religious Studies and Politics from the same university. His books Religious A...moreMore about Alexandre Christoyannopoulos...