Christian Socialism


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1.Any theory or system that aims to combine the teachings of Christ with the teachings of socialism in their applications to life; Christianized socialism; esp., the principles of this nature advocated by F. D. Maurice, Charles Kingsley, and others in England about 1850.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Christian Socialism is but the holy, water with which the priest consecrates the heart-burnings of the aristocrat.
The political left in the English-speaking world has always been moralistic, perhaps partly as a product of its longstanding association with Christian socialism, or maybe due to the internationalism that has often accompanied it.
Labour's Deputy Leader was appearing at a lecture hosted by the Fabian Society where he was due to recall his memories of Smith and praise his strong brand of values based on Christian socialism.
Internal strife was itself a perennial feature, from Charles Sheldon's biting critiques of military intervention, to the proper mechanisms (Sheldon also advanced "Christian Socialism") or organizations (the sometimes petty rivalry with the American Red Cross) to effectively deliver on aid.
Remaking the Rural South: Interracialism, Christian Socialism, and Cooperative Farming in Jim Crow Mississippi.
Heavily influenced by the Christian socialism of the Iona Community, he believed in building an inclusive society in which all had a chance of a life of dignity, worth and opportunity.
David's memoir, albeit somewhat indulgent, could be summarized as an ode to Christian Socialism, where faith and politics are deeply intertwined.
Meanwhile --and as a corrective--movements such as Christian Socialism sought to unite the spiritual and material worlds these other secularizing and high church movements seemed to separate.
The final section explores Christian Socialism and cooperative associations.
The experience of war only served to make his message of social inequality - what we might call Christian socialism - even more intense.
Particularly acrimonious were disputes over the economy; many Catholics workers called for Christian Socialism with sharp limits on capitalism, while many middle-class Protestants espoused a more liberal philosophy.
Shankly's politics were of the old school of Christian socialism, honed in the Ayrshire pit community he grew up in.

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