I\’d forgotten he was a Godbotherer.
And it also quite contrary to the message of Luke’s gospel. In Luke 4, starting at verse 18 Jesus says:
The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour.
This is the clearest statement of Christian duty there is. Support for progressive taxation fulfils that duty.
How easy it now is to be a Christian! As long as you support the taxation of the rich bastards you\’re done!