Skip to comments.Russian Church: Christianity Is Not the Same as Marxism
Posted on 10/23/2020 4:05:58 AM PDT by marshmallow
The differences between Christianity and Marxism were pointed out by the deputy head of the Russian Churchs communication with society and the media, political philosopher Aleksandr Shchipkov, during a television program. The comment was about the views according to which these two concepts are being compared.
The understanding of social justice in Christianity and Marxism is radically different, Shipkov said. According to Marxism, any material inequality leads to the rise of capital and exploitation, which ultimately leads to the denial of personal property, to its violent removal / abduction from the man, Shipkov stated.
Christianity, on the other hand, recognizes that material inequality is inevitable.Two fishermen for the same period, without exploiting each other, will catch a different amount of fish.
However, Christianity stands against social inequality when one section of society decides the fate of another section. The recipe of Marxism is the seizure and redistribution of property, but this does not presuppose the mutation of man, his inner healing and correction.
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The communist *enlightened* are also darkened, sinful men.
All have sinned and come short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23.
Interesting site. The orthodox may be our cultural salvation.
I thought the message of the church/Church was that men's hearts are sinful and in need of a Savior. I don't recall the 1st century church standing up to Nero about social inequality.
Msgr Pope is back to his daily blog/homily: http://blog.adw.org/
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