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Capitalism, Communism and ‘planning for freedom’
John Carter Wood

Clarke’s words, was feasible, given that, as Moberly argued, ‘small-scale values’ lost elements of ‘personal encounter’ in larger contexts; still, educating people to apply Christian principles in modern life was the goal. 37 Protestant and Catholic influences were seen as complementary. Catholicism had a sociological tradition but was prone to ‘mediaevalism’ and authoritarian corporatism. Protestantism tended towards individualism and neglected the social order, but its emphases on individual freedom, voluntarism, self-help and mutual aid could resist centralism. 38

in This is your hour
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John Carter Wood

corporatism. 23 Other Christians were attracted to (or at least sympathised with) Fascism or Nazism. 24 Conversely, many others saw the authoritarian and totalitarian regimes of the 1920s and 1930s as a threat not only to a ‘democratic’ but also to a ‘Christian’ social order. Early-twentieth-century British Christianity was strongly influenced by the ‘social Gospel’, Christian socialism and varieties of moral activism. 25 In the inter-war period, there were intense discussions in the ecumenical movement about faith’s social relevance. Reflecting upon these debates, and

in This is your hour
John Anderson

civil society and developed political and leadership skills amongst their members. It was also hoped that they might serve to ‘deepen’ the democratic experience, encouraging ‘real’ participation by the people, maintaining some degree of popular mobilisation, and promoting notions of accountability and respect for civil rights. Simultaneously they were seen as offering a challenge to the dominant culture of ‘monistic corporatism’ and hierarchy. 75 Yet in practice the impact of these visions remained marginal, even in Brazil where they had been

in Christianity and democratisation
Ulrike Ehret

lifestyle, hoping that this would gradually change public perception of politics and eventually revolutionise British society. Owing to Chesterton’s literary contacts and the close relationship to A.R. Orage’s The New Age, many contributors to G.K.’s Weekly were well-known writers like George Bernard Shaw, Compton Mackenzie, or H.G. Wells.153 The essence of Distributism was corporatism. It was argued that modern mass production should if possible be avoided or at least organised on a corporate basis with every worker having a stake in the business. Usury was to be

in Church, nation and race
Joseph Hardwick

engaged in the kind of ethnic corporate behaviour more readily associated with the Scots and Irish. 8 Anglican clergymen were prominent players in the early phase of English corporatism. Not only did they serve as chaplains to the societies, they were also tasked with providing sermons and addresses at English national celebrations. The Anglican engagement with these English associations allows us to explore

in An Anglican British World