Marxist, Tim Keller, Says Private Property Not an Absolute Right — Pulpit & Pen

Carl Trueman laughably claimed Tim Keller couldn’t be a Marxist on one single and solitary ground; Keller is a theist. Apparently, Trueman was unaware that Liberation Theology (to which Keller explicitlysubscribes), a tenet of Marxism, was invented by Roman Catholics…who are theists. Keller, of course, is a Marxist by every discernible standard. Furthermore, he repeatedly proves it by his discourse.

Earlier, Keller tweeted this comment, apparently emboldened (and no doubt pleased) by the blue trickle that dominated Tuesday’s election…

Extracting “the Bible’s vision” (whatever that means) for an “interdependent community” (that means communism) aside, Keller’s claim that private property is not an absolute right is as fallacious as it is Marxist. It’s also a claim that no serious Reformed theologian should make. They should not make such a claim because Reformed and Covenant theologians are supposed to believe in the abiding validity of God’s Moral Law. All concepts of private property rights are derived from the Eighth Commandment, which is definitely an “absolute.”

The Journal of Markets and Morality explains that – contrary to Keller’s suggestion – private property rights were indeed absolute under Old Testament law.

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