Classes and Events

Summer 2022: The Seminar on Christian Anarchism is underway with 30 participants! All proceeds from this course after fees are paid will go to support the mission of MORTC/Blue Valley Greens organic farm in Kansas City, MO.

We will post sections of this course below. If you would like to purchase all five full length sessions after the course is over, email Laurie at ljpoliticalphilosophy@gmail.com for the info.

Introduction to Christian Anarchism

This course was taught live on Zoom on Saturdays 1-2:30 p.m. Central Time from May 28 to June 25, 2022. Below are selections from each class. The five sessions centered on these themes:

1. Introduction to Christian anarchism in contemporary context.

2. Christian anarchism: going deeper.

3. The strategy of non-violence.

4. praxis 1: selected history of utopian Christian communities

5. praxis 2: Catholic Worker vs. the church.

Some of the authors featured are Peter Chelčický, Leo Tolstoy, Jacques Ellul, Peter Maurin and Dorothy Day,  William T. Cavanaugh, Eugene McCarraher, Nicolas Berdyaev, and selections from the Bible. 

Dr. Laurie M Johnson is a Professor of Political Science at K-State and runs a popular YouTube channel on political thought. This is her second independent summer seminar (the first was on Distributism). For more information, visit pmaurin.org and political-philosophy.com.

Past Events:

Summer Seminar on Distributism with Dr. Laurie Johnson. June & July 2021.