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Radio Free Acton: Was Jesus a socialist? The importance of poetry

On this episode of Radio Free Acton, Dan Hugger, Research Associate at Acton, speaks with Larry Reed, President of the Foundation for Economic Education, about the question that seems to be cropping up everywhere nowadays: Was Jesus a socialist? Then, Bruce Edward Walker talks to James Matthew Wilson about his new volume of poetry and on why poetry is important today.

Check out these additional resources on this week’s podcast topics:

Read “Jesus would have voted socialist, says Germany’s Left” by Kai Weiss

Register here for the upcoming Acton on Tap Event: Was Jesus a socialist?

Learn more about the Foundation for Economic Education 

Learn more about the poetry of James Matthew Wilson

Read “Why Christians in business should read poetry” 

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Caroline Roberts

Caroline Roberts is a managing editor at the Acton Institute and produces Acton's weekly podcast, Acton Line.