Was Jesus a Socialist?

The short answer? No. The long answer? It’s complicated, but it certainly is likely.

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If you even asked this question, chances are you’d be laughed at or accused of blasphemy. However, it’s a question that people have been asking since the advent of American industrialism. In a nation that prides itself in its godly principles, it can seem absurdly hypocritical that…