Christianity as a self-proclaimed religion of the poor and hungry has often been connected historically with the development of the socialist ideas. In this unit, we consider the positions of three prominent Christian thinkers of the last fifty years on capitalism, labor, and the proper organization of society.
C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
Pope John Paul II, Laborem Exercens
Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium
Summary by Andrei Volkov and Stephen Hicks, 2020.