New article online: Guest Column: I can’t easily dissociate from oppressors

Joanna Shenk examines why anarchism has a close association with particularly the Mennonite church, especially the ways in which early Anabaptists were very anarchist. However slowly over the years Anabaptists have strayed from their anarchist origins.

“When I call the Anabaptist movement anarchist, I think of discernment in community, reading and interpreting scriptures collectively, denouncing state authority over Christian faith and committing to non-violence. Anabaptism was the “people’s movement” of the Reformation and it was hated by those in positions of power.”

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