Tag Archives: Christian Socialism

A Prayer of Lent by Cesar Chavez

The following prayer comes from the Mosaic Bible whose meditations have really nourished my soul throughout Lent in past years. Show me the suffering of the most miserable So I will know my people’s plight Free me to pray for … Continue reading

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American Christians and Community of Goods

Tell me then, how is it that you are rich? From whom did you receive it, and from whom did he transmit it to you? From his father and his grandfather. But can you, ascending through many generations, show the … Continue reading

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Hospitality to Strangers

We do not need a hospitality that is rooted in some sort of politeness. Rather, our hospitality needs to be rooted in solidarity with the sick, the poor, and the alien. Out of brotherly love, we need to have places … Continue reading

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Another item for Dave Ramsey’s list of what rich people do that poor people don’t do

Originally posted on Mercy not Sacrifice:
Dave Ramsey recently posted on his blog a list of 20 things that rich people do that poor people don’t do (the idea being that poor people are to blame for their poverty). Among…

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Christianity Is Communism

The notion of communism is in the New Testament, right down to the letter—and so well put that in the twenty centuries since it was written no one has come up with a better definition of communism than Luke in … Continue reading

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The Community of Goods

The early followers of Jesus were far removed from our American culture of rigid individualism and capitalism. On the one hand, they came from a pre-modern society, and on the other hand, they practiced a radical form of community—one that … Continue reading

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I’m Just Sayin’

From each according to ability to each according to need.- Karl Marx via I’m Just Sayin’. From our Comrades at Leftcheek deuce.

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