Lawrence Reed: Was Jesus a Socialist?

Lawrence Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education, joins David Gornoski to discuss his new book ‘Was Jesus a Socialist?’ Was Jesus against the accumulation of wealth? Weren’t the early Christians expressing socialist principles when they cared for one another? Reed answers in the context of Jesus’ non-violent teachings and also what his disciples were up against. What do Jesus’ words tell us about the crony-corporatism that exists thanks to our government system today? What would Jesus say regarding the George Floyd murder and the riots that are happening now? Listen to the full episode for a fascinating conversation on the teachings of the greatest Person that ever lived and more.

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