Why is this alternative invisible?

Theologian Miroslav Volf aptly notes in the foreword, “Much of the book depends on this claim” that “no economic system today represents a better, workable alternative to capitalism.”

If it were the case that all other proposals reduce to socialism or communism, it would be understandable that Barnes does not waste space dissecting economic schemes that, to put it mildly, history has already demonstrated to be inferior to capitalism. But when distributists purport to offer a third way between capitalism and socialism, grounded in Christian principles, it is notable that Barnes does not acknowledge their arguments ….

James Clark.

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