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Christian attitude to Communism

Robert J. McCracken

Christian attitude to Communism

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communism -- Sermons,
  • Sermons.

  • Edition Notes

    A sermon preached in the Riverside Church, New York, on October 10, 1948.

    Statementby Robert James McCracken.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16940904M

    The political theory of socialism, which gave rise to ­communism, had been around for hundreds of years by the time a German philosopher named Karl Marx put pen to paper. Marx, also known as the father of communism, spent most of his life in exile in Great Britain and France. He wrote the Communist Manifesto in , which later served as the Author: Alia Hoyt.


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McCracken, "What Should Be the Christian Attitude to Communism," in  Questions People Ask, p. “No one in touch with the realities of the contemporary situation will deny that in the crisis confronting civilization Christianity's most formidable competitor and only serious rival is Communism.’’ 3. Let us now examine the question of the relationship of Christianity with Communism more precisely, to that particular form of communism which has now appeared as an attempt to realize the ideas of socialism.

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The late Archbishop of Canterbury, William Temple, referred to Communism as a Christian heresy. He meant that Communism had laid hold on certain truths which are essential parts of the Christian view of things, although bound to Christian attitude to Communism book are theories and practices which no Christian could ever accept.

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The early Christian Communities practiced communism, here's how we know. When I wrote the book All Things in Common, The Economic Practices of the Early Christians some people suggested I drop my use of the term ”communism” from the text; their reasoning was sound: the term communism has many negative connotations.

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I mean this in the sense that Christians with a more liberal theological outlook have. In other words, the attitude a Christian should reflect is one that focuses on the needs and interests of others.

Without question, that does not come naturally to us. When Christ came into the world, He established a whole new attitude to relationships with g: Communism. InMartin Luther King asked his congregation to consider the question, “Can A Christian Be a Communist?” At times sounding more like a professor than a preacher, King warned his congregation that communism—whatever its potential attractions—was inimical to Christianity (indeed, to all religion) because of its essential materialism.

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It is at the point of a multitude of decisions about what to do or what not to do — how to do right and how to avoid doing what a Christian ought not to do — that the daily strains of living are most acute. The best books on Communism recommended by Robert Conquest. Esteemed historian of the Soviet Union recommends five books on Communism, from novels and personal narratives to.

The Soviet Attitude to the Christian-Marxist Dialogue CHRISTOPHER READ The nature and perspectives of the dialogue between Christians and Marxists have developed considerably since the time of the first meetings of the Paulusgesellschaft in the mids.

The cynics remarked then that. This was always something of a scandal for the Christians of later ages, at least those who bothered to notice it. And today in America, with its bizarre piety of free enterprise and private wealth, it is almost unimaginable that anyone would adopt so seditious an attitude.

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Two articles on The Washington Post “On Faith” blog explicitly state that Christianity is socialist and central argument given by both authors is that the description of the early Christian community in Acts having “all things in common” mandates socialism (or communism).

Communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is a philosophical, social, political, economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of a communist society, namely a socioeconomic order structured upon the ideas of common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.

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A Christian cannot be a communist, King argues, because communism as a philosophical system denies the existence of anything beyond the material realm and, as a related principle, denies the existence of universal moral truth. Worst of all, it denies the essential quality of humanity: the freedom of the individual soul.

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He is also the author of 11 Principles of a Reagan Conservative. His other books include The. Yes, Christianity and Communism do have a lot of similarities. It’s often joked that Communism is Christianity with God taken out of it, that Christians are more Communist than Communists, and vice versa.

It’s not really that surprising, when you. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Even Communist sources have issued statements on the impossibility of an ideological truce or of a peaceful coexistence between the Church and communism: “Those who propose the idea of peaceful coexistence in ideological matters wind up, in fact, slipping to the anti-communist position.” (Khrushchev, cf.

wire of Ma of the AFP. Today is May Day. SinceI have been commemorating this day here at the Volokh Conspiracy as Victims of Communism Day.

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This, as you know, is the programme of Marxist socialism and then of communism. Are you therefore thinking of a Marxist type of society.

“ It it has been said many times and my response has always been that, if anything, it is the communists who think like Christians. A Christian Socialist is, indeed, an anti-Socialist.” I will conclude with the memorable words of Comrade Trotsky— “And therefore, we adopt a ruthlessly irreconcilable attitude to anyone who utters a single word to the effect that mysticism or religious sentimentality might be combined with Communism.

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