Every election year the question will arise of whether Jesus was a Socialist. After all, he did provide free food and healthcare to the masses. Isn't that proof enough?
But is it? Or should we take a more serious approach and actually examine the scriptures to see what is true?
This article does just that. Not only to tackle the topic of Jesus as Socialist, but also to find out what the New Testament says about owning property, paying taxes, charitable giving, living communally, and what our view of socialism should be. The conclusions will surprise you.