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Money in the Bible

Choosing A Moral Economy

Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson

As we collectively discuss future policies on taxation, spending and entitlements, we must remember that budgets are documents that reflect the conscience of a people. They illustrate who we are as a people, underscoring what we value and what we don't.

Sexual Misconduct And The American Prosperity Gospel

Kate Bowler | Posted 12.08.2012 | Religion
Kate Bowler

Every Sunday, millions of American Christians attend a megachurch that preaches a "prosperity gospel" of health, wealth and happiness. But in this era of supersized banks and corporations, prosperity megachurches have become just another organization that assumes it is too big to fail.

Theology Of Capitalism: Entrepreneurs And Money-Changers

Morgan Guyton | Posted 12.04.2012 | Religion
Morgan Guyton

Jesus had plenty to say about entrepreneurs and money-changers that is relevant to thinking through a Christian response to the competing economic visions that are being set before us this election year.

Man Does Not Live By God Alone

Robert Orlando | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Most conservative scholars will view the money transaction through a mythical lens and argue that Paul's collection given to the Jerusalem Apostles was not a "bribe" but an attempt to unify the church. But is that all it was?