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Christian socialism/Definition

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Christian socialism [r]: 1) A 19th century movement for the formation of working man's associations also known as Social Protestantism. The movement began in England in the 1850s and spread to Germany. It predated modern trade unionism. 2) Quite different forms of 20th century Christian socialism, incorporating faith-based criticisms of capitalism, emerged in Boston in 1889 and can be found in many different parts of the world today.