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Deuteronomy 23:19-20 - God Wants Us To Worship Him Not Our Debts

Deuteronomy 23:19-20

Charging Interest on Loans

Although I now have a credit score that I am very proud of, through hard work on my debts and simply being wise about new, bright and shiny, it was not that long ago that my financial situation was a horrid one. 1,050 more words

Book Of Deuteronomy

Laudato Si n.189 and a "New Economy"

‘Politics must not be subject to the economy, nor should the economy be subject to the dictates of an efficiency-driven paradigm of technocracy. Today, in view of the common good, there is urgent need for politics and economics to enter into a frank dialogue in the service of life, especially human life.

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An Economy of Debt

It is an undeniable fact our modern economy is founded on debt.The average American household is $134 thousand in debt. Our country is almost $20 trillion in debt. 828 more words

Witnesing to Christianity in the 21st Century

How should a voter witness to Christianity in the 21st century? We’re often left with two choices. We can side with the left. After all, wasn’t Jesus’ mission to help the poor? 268 more words

Anyone Want to Talk About Usury?

Usury, the charging of interest on loans, the incurring of debt. A sin, a violation of the law, an exploitation clearly discussed in the bible. I’ve long-held onto the idea that usury was wrong based on the bible alone, but never really understanding all the implications fully. 805 more words