CHR Comment: Here is a pretty bad example of historical writing. At least the author starts out by admitting that his argument does not describe actual history. His point is that some people, nearly two thousands years after the Gospels were written, saw points of correspondence between some teachings of Jesus and some aspects of socialism.
Describes features of Christian libertarianism and business since c. 1930. The author questions whether this is behind the opinion of USA as a Christian nation. A Christian Nation? Since When? – NYTimes.com.