Notes for an upcoming research paper on the Anglo-Catholic Socialists 

That the record of the reformations of Israel, the social preaching of Amos or Isaiah, the Gospel of the Kingdom, and the history of the little band who turned the world upside down could ever have been used to bolster the doctrine of laissez-faire and the righteousness of unrestricted competition, is a paradox which no cynic would dare to invent, had it not in fact happened in the story of Evangelical Christianity in the first half of the last century.

~From Charles E. Raven’s 1920 Christian Socialism 1848-1854

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