a member of any of certain European political parties advocating a form of social organization based on Christian and socialistic principles.
Origin of Christian Socialist
First recorded in 1855–60
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Recently considerable agitation in regard to the subject was aroused by the preaching of a minister, who is a Christian-socialist.
The Christian-Socialist movement began with antisemitism as the corner-stone of its economic and social doctrines.