Tag: Anarchism

Orthodoxy and (Anarcho) Socialism
Religion and Politics, Theology

Orthodoxy and (Anarcho) Socialism Post-Easter and Mayday Meditations

Christ is risen!Workers of the world, unite! Are these two exclamations mutually exclusive? Can one be an (Orthodox) Christian and an anarchist or a socialist? It all depends on what one means by “Orthodoxy” (or “Christianity” for that matter), and what one means by “socialism” or “anarchism.” Orthodox Christianity, in my view, cannot fully be…

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Religion and Politics

Anarchism and Orthodoxy

How can one be a Christian, meaning a citizen of the Kingdom of God, and, at the same time, a loyal citizen of “earthly kingdoms” (states)? Would this not be a divided loyalty, a submission to two incompatible logics of life, since “no one can serve two masters.” (Mt 6:24) These questions, and the general…

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