Christian socialism

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Christian socialism is a brand of socialism that seeks to base the socialist system upon loyalty to the Christian church as opposed to antireligious, anti-Christian, atheistic brands of socialism. It emerged in the nineteenth century and is based primarily on disapproval of the desire for profits or personal gain. Its advocates generally ignore the problem of production, oppose bigness and radical innovations in business and seek what they consider a "more just" allocation of existing wealth. They yearn for "just" prices and wages, usually those of some point in the past for which the only hope of maintenance lies in a completely controlled economy.[1]


  1. Percy L. Greaves, Jr. "Mises Made Easier ", 1974. Referenced 2014-06-29.