The 2008–2009 economic crisis presents us with an enormous opportunity: to rediscover our values — as people, as families, as communities of faith, and as a nation. It is a moment of decision we dare not pass by.
No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
JESUS TO HIS DISCIPLES, MATTHEW 6:24
It is really quite simple: Society works better and life is more pleasant for everyone when people share and cooperate. Far from a new discovery, this has been a defining message of religious leaders down through the ages.
Humanity’s most celebrated teachers are those ...