Religion & Spirituality:Christianity
Episode 27: Is “Social Justice” a Marxist Concept?, Part 1
The term “Social Justice” can be found in almost any discussion about society, politics, and religion, and many evangelicals have fully embraced the word. But what is the history of the term, and how might the ideological origins of “social justice” color its meaning? In this episode, we survey the origins of the conception of social justice, and look at the the ways that Catholic, Utilitarian, and Marxist ideologies have harnessed the power of this phrase.
This episode's "book you should" read is an article: Defining Social Justice, by Michael Novak
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