longing for the God With Us

As is so often the case,  Dan has written a post ,  that as a Christmas reflection,  fits my own longings this year: We are reminded of how incapable we are of giving good gifts to others, and so we drive ourselves deeper and deeper into debt and exchange commodities with one another — commodities that, more often than not, Continue Reading

poserorprophet: The Church and Capitalism: Part I.2

Dan has been sharing with us a paper he is doing.  He is contrasting Christianity with neoclassicism,  our present day leading form of capitalism. Capitalism, however, is based upon the assumption of scarcity. It assumes a world where there is not enough for everybody. Consequently, rather than manifesting abundance, what capitalism produces is a profusion of commodities that functions as Continue Reading