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- Money, Greed, and God
- Money, Greed, and God 10th Anniversary Edition: The Christian Case for Free Enterprise - eBook
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Money, Greed, and God
Money, Greed, and God 10th Anniversary Edition: The Christian Case for Free Enterprise - eBook
Fri day, 20 September We must guard ourselves against the temptation to idolize money, for this may weaken our faith and accustom us to the deception of meaningless and hurtful desires that lead people to destruction and perdition. It just doesn't work. Overtaken by this desire, some have wandered away from the faith and are grabbed by many torments. It is the power of money that makes you deviate from authentic faith.
It was a misty night back in March I had just come home from work, settled onto the couch, and switched on the evening news. Dan Rather was reporting that the Nasdaq had shot up once again and was now poised to pass the 5, mark. My stomach twisted into a knot. I had no investments in tech companies, and I could feel myself growing more destitute by the minute. Desperate, I phoned my financial adviser and ordered him to buy Internet stocks. Today, with the Nasdaq having fallen close to 1,, Americans are outraged at the greediness of Wall Street analysts, dot-com entrepreneurs, and, most of all, chief executive officers.
Money, money, money: Serving God, not mammon, at the end of life
Economic hardship, corporate abuses, and fraudulent practices dominate the news. It would be easy to conclude that the cause is capitalism itself. But Jay Richards reveals how entrepreneurial enterprise, based on hard work, honesty, and trust, actually fosters creativity and But Jay Richards reveals how entrepreneurial enterprise, based on hard work, honesty, and trust, actually fosters creativity and growth. Christians have long employed these spiritual resources to create wealth and alleviate poverty.
Economic hardship, corporate abuses, and fraudulent practices dominate the news. It would be easy to conclude that the cause is capitalism itself. But Jay Richards reveals how entrepreneurial enterprise, based on hard work, honesty, and trust, actually fosters creativity and
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The line between greed and aspiration—between the bottomless desire for more and the human drive to succeed—are easily blurred. In Scripture, we find an engagement with the reality of money—and the desire for money—as that which it has always represented: power. Money represents ability. The more money you have, the more opportunities are available to you. The more powerful you can become.
Formal capacities and relational understandings: Greed in literature, art and sociology. In considering the uses of literature for the sociologist, we recognize that literature, art, and sociology all depict relationships.