Monthly Archives: April 2019
Given that political identity in our culture is so heavily linked with either a socialist or capitalist ideology, it is common to hear discussions on where Jesus would have fallen on the political spectrum – was Jesus a socialist or capitalist? Did Jesus even express sentiments that indicate a particular political leaning? Before commenting on this, it is helpful to briefly describe these two political systems.
In essence, a ‘socialist’ holds that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be organised and regulated by the government – this often expresses itself with the notion that wealth should be distributed equally through society which is seen as a fair and… Continue reading