Category: Christian socialism

  • Remembering Keir Hardie, the Scottish Christian socialist

    Remembering Keir Hardie, the Scottish Christian socialist

    This weekend marks the centenary of the death of Keir Hardie, the Scottish union leader who co-founded the British Labour Party alongside Ramsay MacDonald and Arthur Henderson.

  • Was Cardijn a ‘Christian socialist’?

    Image sourc:  http://halcyon4eyes.blogspot.com/2012/08/christ-is-not-american-political.html  More than fifteen years ago when I first began researching Cardijn’s life and work, I decided to look up Ben Tillett, the British trade unionist whom Cardijn had held up as a model worker leader. Indeed, he visited Tillett during his study trip to England in the summer of 1911 and later…