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Economic justice and the true meaning of the parable of the talents

I have, of late, been attending Sunday services at Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Tucson. What that might say about my views on religion is something I’ll save for a later time, but among the things that have drawn me to involve myself with that place are, first of all, its… 171 more words

Finance And Economics

Summa Errorum Usuris

Catechism of the Summa by Fr. Pegues, O.P.

What is usury?

Usury is an act of injustice which consists in taking advantage of the need of our neighbour by lending him money, or any other thing that has a money value…

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A Primer on Hoffman's *Usury in Christendom*

In addition to my longer review of Hoffman’s Usury in Christendom, I have this primer as well.

The Argument Against Usury

(1) God is the supreme owner of land and leases it to men (Hoffman 30). 358 more words


Oh, What Could You Do With A Talent? (Part 1)

Matthew 25:14-15
“For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. 1,137 more words


Each breath will cost you a nickel

The basic principles behind the prohibition of usury are simple.  Financially, usury is any contractual profit for the lender stemming from making a “loan for consumption… 552 more words


Payday Lending and the Church

A week or so ago, the small group I lead watched this video at the suggestion of some of the pastors at my church. I had planned to write a little more about it, but haven’t really found the time. 307 more words

Christian Life

Not so ‘Kosher’ Holocaust business - 2/5

 The Antithesis …. Part 2/5

The (((Zio-Marxist money changers))) started WWII in 1933 by instigating an international boycott on German manufactured goods. Like WWI… 2,872 more words