Bringing the Socialism of the Gospels to America

The Institute for Christian Socialism is trying to build left-wing solidarity within religious communities. For these Christians, a commitment to socialism is inherent in the Gospel.

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Today the religious right has something close to a stranglehold on public-facing Christianity. From Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump, evangelicals have had a long and fruitful love affair with the Republican Party. Meanwhile, the Federalist Society has placed six conservative Catholic judges on the Supreme Court. Christianity as a political project now seems to belong […]

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