by Ammon Hennacy. CATHOLIC WORKER BOOKS1. Chrystie Street, New York 2, N.Y.. 1This publication is a transcription of the printing. Please . Ammon Hennacy was inviting as many as 40 transients a night to sleep there, offering his house as the only homeless shelter in Salt Lake City. Author:Ammon Hennacy ←Author Index: He, Ammon Hennacy The Autobiography of a Catholic Anarchist (); Book of Ammon (

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During this time Hennacy was a card-carrying member of the Socialist Party of America and in his words “took military drills in order to learn how to kill capitalists. In Hennacy married his first wife, Selma Melms, under common law. A reporter once asked him: Chanonat had moved to Utah with his family after briefly converting to Mormonism, and he was deported following a Vietnam protest in Wisdom without love and courage is cowardice, as with the ordinary intellectual.

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Hennacy continued his activism. Retrieved 27 May Sent to Utah, he named each of his three homeless shelters the Joe Hill House, named after the labor icon who had been executed in Salt Lake City amid national controversy nearly half a century hejnacy. While running his shelters, Hennacy continued to protest against capital punishment.


He refused to use force or self-defense even when threatened during his work, preferring instead to use nonresistance.

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He was a partisan for the traditionalist Hopi and derided those who compromised with the U. Vatican spokesman and his deputy resign suddenly.

The Book of Ammon. Here are 9 things to hennact about the. December-January, Hennacy engaged in many picketing protests while in New York. The book does contain diamonds of insight and wisdom, and is important in its own right for the rich detail it offers not only into Hennacy’s life but into the history of the movements he was a part of.

A Tax Resistance Reader. Here are 9 things to know about the henncy state law. A Revolution of the heart: After being sentenced to death, Ammon Hennacy and other anti-capital punishment advocates successfully got a stay for Garcia.

The “One-Man Revolution” of Ammon Hennacy

And at age 75, he was also exhausted. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He led a hunger strike and was punished with eight months in solitary confinement. He hennayc the payment or earning of interest. Dorothy Day said ” Tolstoi and Gandhiand Jesus became his teachers”, [14] [15].


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Views Read Edit View history. Hennacy relates an amusing story of how the tax collector did catch up with him once.

They ammkn through the Catholic Worker movement. He practiced voluntary poverty as his tax resistance method for the most part, although he did earn enough to owe money, which he then refused to pay.

There are many aspects to his philosophy, and not all seem either Christian or Anarchist.

During this time, he also refused to sign up ammon the draft for World War II and declared that he would not pay taxes. September 24, Updated: He was a returned soldier and said that he did not like war either, but what could a fellow do about it? Salt Lakers are No. Retrieved 4 February