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Tequila_Wolf wrote

Thanks! b-ok has it here - I'll try to give it a look sometime.

I don't know any anarchists like the ones you're talking about but I can see how they'd exist.

What do you think about anticlericalism as part of an anarchist approach to religion - it seems to make sense to me in terms of a tendency against political/spiritual mediation that I think underlies many people's anarchism.

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Dumai wrote

What do you think about anticlericalism as part of an anarchist approach to religion - it seems to make sense to me in terms of a tendency against political/spiritual mediation that I think underlies many people's anarchism.

i belong to a christian denomination with no ordained clergy and a strictly congregationalist polity partly because i thought along similar lines when i was coming around to religion. it kinda naturally does make sense, doesn't it? that said anticlericalism has a difficult history for me. i think anarchists should be really careful that they don't reproduce old anti-catholic ideology that was closely related to white supremacy in the protestant world, especially if they happen to be culturally or religiously protestant.