July 20, 2010 / Theology
This essay asks, “What is money for?” and, in light of the current banking crisis, proposes that lending and borrowing can and should be ordered to the common good.
Scott Bader-Saye teaches Christian ethics and moral theology at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. His publications include Following Jesus in a Culture of Fear and Church and Israel After Christendom: The Politics of Election. He serves as Theologian-in-Residence at St. Julian of Norwich Episcopal Church, a new church plant in northwest Austin.