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Catholic socialism by Francesco Saverio Nitti

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Published by S. Sonnenschein & co., Macmillan & co. in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Socialism,
  • Christian sociology

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Edition Notes

Statementby Francesco S. Nitti, tr. from the 2d Italian ed. by Mary Mackintosh, with an introduction by David G. Ritchie.
SeriesHalf guinea international library
ContributionsMackintosh, Mary.
LC ClassificationsHX54 .N7
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. ., [v]-xx, 432 p.
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13999131M
LC Control Number01005578

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Christian Socialism. likes 11 talking about this. Christian Socialism is not new and it predates Marxism. We reject Free Enterprise and Fascism. We are not Marxist, we are not Anarchist. We Followers: But it’s precisely because socialism deprives the individual of property rights that Catholic social teaching rejects socialism. CST roots the right of property in the universal destination of goods: Since all good things belong radically to all of us, it follows that we each have a . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nitti, Francesco Saverio, Catholic socialism. London, S. Sonnenschein & co.; New York, Macmillan & co.,   Sister Mary Emil Penet, IHM, a social-ethics professor at Weston School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, told Cort after reading his article on “Why I Became a Socialist” that he should write a book on the history of Christian socialism. She jump-started the project by securing a position and library privileges for him at Weston.