By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Pope Benedict on Friday called for a new economic model and ethical regula...
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A growing number of scholars, preachers and laypeople are exploring what has been a largely marginalized part of the biblical tradition. Some have labeled this tradition "Sabbath economics."
I want us to get preoccupied with economic justice. I don't think we can rest until everyone has enough.
In God's economy, a faithful coalition of people can have a greater impact toward a more just society when they pool resources, enact strategies, build bridges and challenge the status quo.
Many economists are urging Americans to go into the market and buy more things for the sake of jobs. But for people of faith, this imperative to buy creates a difficult moral dilemma.
It couldn't hurt for Jesus to show up and weigh in on America's current economic and political challenges. It might be helpful if he issued a declaration about who should pay taxes, and how much.
As profits and people are increasingly disconnected, does our hope lie in the market or with God? Or have the two become one, turning the market into the Market?
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