THE Global Justice Movement Website

THE Global Justice Movement Website
This is the "Global Justice Movement" (dot org) we refer to in the title of this blog.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Fulton Sheen on "The New Christianity"

Surprisingly (or not surprisingly), an astonishing number of people have commented favorably on our recent series explaining the Core Values of the interfaith Center for Economic and Social Justice (CESJ).  The posting on "stewardship" was particularly popular, even among a number of people who have previously described themselves as "socialists."  They seemed genuinely unaware that the Just Third Way of Economic Personalism presents a viable alternative to both socialism and capitalism.

There remain, however, doctrinaire socialists who claim that their understanding of immutable natural law (as distinct from the necessarily mutable applications of natural law) is that logic and reason are out the window, and that socialism is still the only possible way to go.  They seem completely unaware that they are parroting the program of the early nineteenth century socialists whose primary goal was not to supersede capitalism, but Christianity. . . .

Today's podcast is a broadcast from 1943, describing the logical outcome of the "New Christianity" and why it must be opposed: