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Written on Feb, 21, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

Unlike our own age and our contemporary (and often self-appointed) “sages,” there is no contempt for material prosperity in the Old Testament. Nor, as Isaiah makes clear, is there any suggestion that wealth and power are the goals of human life. We are instead to pursue Wisdom.

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Written on May, 04, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Consumption is about communion; consumerism fails to honor that communion or, worse, rejects the fellowship that is at the basis of human economic life. Or as Stephen Grabill in Episode 3 of “For the Life of the World“: This is the oikonomia of economics…All our work, every product, is a result of a great and mysterious collaboration. Every product that you …

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