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 ā†Author Index: He, Ammon Hennacy The Autobiography of a Catholic Anarchist (); Book of Ammon (

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From his hospital bed, he dictated a final statement to Thomas. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Legal Notices Obituaries Jobs. The good people don’t need them, and the bad people don’t obey them. Hennacy continued his activism. Hennacy aspired to be this one-in-a-million.


But he was there for just over a year before complaints from neighbors prompted the city to take the house and sell it in July 24, Negley, HrnnacyUS. Here are 9 things to know about the. By ammkn courage in non-cooperation with the tyrannical forces of the State and the Church, he helps to tear down present society; the Anarchist by daily cooperation with his fellows in overcoming evil with good-will and solidarity builds toward the anarchistic commonwealth which is formed by voluntary action with the right of secession.

The Joe Hill House had filled a gap in services for the homeless. Do you pay your income tax because you are afraid of the sacrifice that trust in God and opposition to the state may involve?

Or that any good can come from returning evil for evil? The Intercollegiate SocialistVol. Utah now has the strictest drunken driving limit in the nation.

September 24, Updated: Unfortunately, many of these diamonds are buried under the weight of more than five hundred pages of discursive ramblings. Church made a mistake pulling away from the Boy Scouts.


Therefore one who has love, courage and wisdom is one in a million who moves the world, as with Jesus, Buddha and Gandhi. December-January, Negley, OhioUS. While in prison the only book he was allowed was the Bible. Do you trust our politicians to protect us from destruction in an atomic war?

He also reduced his tax liability by taking up a lifestyle of simple living. The Book of Ammon. Archived from the original interview on If you want a better world you will not get it by trying to make men out of Congressmen through writing them letters, by voting for any politician since they all believe in war, or by expecting very much of a World Government composed of these same ignoble politicians.

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Here are 9 things to know about the new state law. Ammon Hennacy died from a heart attack on January 14, If you want to think a little further about this, here are the first steps you will know in your heart what is right for you ; Study the Sermon on the Mountand the lives of such dedicated men as St. A reporter ammoh asked him: Women also began staying there.

Courage ammob love and wisdom is foolhardiness, as with the ordinary soldier. After being sentenced to death, Ammon Hennacy and other anti-capital punishment advocates successfully got a stay for Garcia.

When the government instituted paycheck withholding, Hennacy quit amkon job and began working as a farm worker, being paid daily and usually in cash, in order to stay out of the grip of the tax collector:.

Does it make good sense to foot the bill by paying income taxes? But he had no love for socialists, one-world global federalists, or any of that nonsense. He was booted out and the city arranged for the sale of his house. Moving the Joe Hill House away from downtown hurt their efforts to help the homeless they had previously served, he said.

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The Catholic Worker, 2 January He was a returned soldier and said that he did not like war either, but what could a fellow do about it? Anastasia Church with Dorothy Day as his godmother. Wisdom without love and courage is cowardice, as with the ordinary intellectual. Schumacher, my tax man, came up and handed me a card which read:.

Ammon Hennacy

Hey, every group has rules. This inspired him to radically depart from his earlier beliefs; he ammpn a Christian pacifist and a Christian anarchist. He ended up taking the Sermon on the Mount much more seriously than Christians typically recommend, and he decided to make that creed the North Star of his life. Ask yourself whether returning evil for evil in courts, legislatures, prisons and war is not denying Christ. I decided long ago that, while all of smmon must die, I could choose something worthwhile to live and die for.

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 earlier. He led ehnnacy hunger strike and was punished with eight months in solitary confinement.