Was Jesus a socialist? Does religion influence economic growth? These and other questions are considered in this discussion with Darren Brady Nelson, Chief Economist of LibertyWorks, an Australian libertarian think tank.
A conversation on economics and religion, including on whether Jesus was a socialist and whether religion influences economic growth. Economics Explored host Gene Tunny speaks with Darren Brady Nelson, Chief Economist of LibertyWorks, an Australian libertarian think tank, and a policy advisor to the Heartland Institute.
Links related to the conversation
Darren's articles on religion and economics:
Murray Rothbard on Christianity, Catholicism, and theology
Christian liberty: are you serious??
HuffPo article: Jesus was a Socialist
Rendering Unto Caesar: Was Jesus A Socialist?
The Tribute Money (Titian)
Is 'Render unto Caesar' really about taxes?
Religion and Economic Growth
Why is the Lord’s Day celebrated on Sunday instead of Saturday?