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Voluntary Investment: Compound-Interest Charity

Capitalist Investment: The Greatest Type of Charity C. Jay Engel In our time of rising socialistic rhetoric and indignation against those who have great levels of wealth, we also encounter the idea that the use of wealth for charitable purposes … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Shows-Off His Fallibility Factor

The Many Ways the Pope Is Wrong About Capitalism By David Gordon It is hardly a secret that Pope Francis opposes the free market. On what grounds does he do so? Do any of these grounds have merit? What are … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Parable of the Unjust Manager

Making Sense of One of Jesus’ most Confusing Parables By Dr. Joel McDurmon The Parable of the Unjust Manager (Luke 16:1–13) [From Jesus v. Jerusalem:] Jesus then takes the opportunity to teach a valuable lesson to His disciples; thus, notice, He is … Continue reading

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Concerning Christian Economics…

The Economics of Jesus By Robert D. Love  Concerning Christian Economics…I doubt that there are very many people who will associate Christianity and economics in the same breath. However, I must hasten to point out that the two are simply … Continue reading

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Economic Growth 2 — Irreducible Inequality

Economic Growth. Part II. Irreducible Inequality By John V. C. Nye   “Though Hirsch decried the ‘waste’ that competition for positional goods like location creates, I see it as a positive force for the democratization of the benefits of economic growth.” … Continue reading

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Wealth and the Eighth Commandment

Capitalization and Wealth:            State vs. Private Wealth and the Eighth Commandment By Rev. R.J. Rushdoony  According to the Westminster Shorter Catechism, the question of acquiring wealth is directly related to the eighth commandment: 73: Which … Continue reading

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Economics and the Ordinary Person

Economics and the Ordinary Person: Re-reading Adam Smith Sam Fleischacker* “Far more important to Smith’s work is the belief that ordinary people normally understand their own interests without help from politicians or professional philosophers.” “The Wealth of Nations is a stupendous palace erected … Continue reading

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