Luc Bovens: To Socialism From the Bible


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Prof. Luc Bovens

Why do the words socialism and democratic socialism get Americans so riled up these days?? What’s so fearful about “From each according to ability; to each according to need”? As I searched for answers to these questions, I was fortunate to come across an article by philosophy professor Luc Bovens in which he traces the roots of socialism’s enduring slogan to the Bible. It’s not at all what I expected to hear!

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