The economy of salvation enacted by Christ on the cross displays the divine economy of plenitude, ceaseless generosity, and superabundance.
A look at the current economic crisis through a Lukan parable.
[F]rom its inception, capitalism has been a force of cataclysmic transformation in one country after another. Capitalism has radically changed every material, social, political, and cultural facet of the societies it has touched, and it continues to do so. Understanding this revolutionary impact of capitalism . . . is a formidable and important intellectual task. […]
The following lecture was given at the The Other Journal fundraising dinner on April 6th, 2006 in Seattle, WA. Introduction: The Problem of Justice I have been asked to speak tonight to what I take to be a significant part of The Other Journal’s (TOJ) mission: the Christian commitment to seeking justice for our neighbors. More specifically, […]
“Why do you labor for that which does not satisfy?” Isaiah 55:2 The noted Christian theologian Michael Novak has observed that “we are all capitalist now” and as I write these words an evangelical Christian is beginning his second term in what is arguably the single most influential economic post in the world. These facts should give […]