Christian Socialism
Christian Socialism Christian Socialism 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. -- {Christian socialist}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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