In 2011, I graduated from Hillsdale College as a mild socialist sympathizer. My studies of history had convinced me that capitalism caused as much harm as good, and that the socialistic drive to distribute economic goods to care for the weak of society resonated with Christian compassion. Between 2011 and 2016, my view changed as… Read More
Socialism is in vogue again, particularly among younger Americans. But does socialism really help society? In this video, Dr. David Koyzis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Redeemer University College, presents a lecture on “How Socialism Suppresses Society” as a part of the Kern Lecture Series. Watch the video above, or read an excerpt below… Read More
How should Christians think about economics and free enterprise? Should Christians be socialists? Jay Richards addresses these important questions in his book Money, Greed and God:Why Capitalism Is the Solution and Not the Problem (HarperOne, 2010). Richards came to Southeastern Seminary to talk about this book, capitalism, socialism, the art of economics, Ayn Rand, Adam Smith… Read More
What can children’s ministry teach you about God? Why did Evangelicals stop advocating for the environment? Why are millennials attracted to democratic socialism? What does Lightning McQueen teach us about bringing jobs to rural America? Get answers to these questions and more from Spence Spencer, Kaitlyn Schiess, Hugh Whelchel, Joseph Sunde and Brianna Copeland in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.
Capitalism is a form of economy that values a free market rather than a restricted market. Capitalists believe that value arises naturally from supply and demand, rather than artificially by the hand of the government. If the rule of law is in place, and if the economy is undergirded by an overall moral citizenry, then… Read More