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EXPOSING THE GOLDEN CALF

Politics offers a golden calf to Christians in an alien world. Newbigin explains, “The Enlightenment gave birth to a new conception of politics, namely that happiness can be provided by a political system and that the goal of politics is happiness.” Many Christians have confused this ideology with the mission of Christ. Continue reading

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A COMPELLING ECONOMIC QUESTION

Nobel Prize winner, Milton Friedman, was interviewed by Phil Donahue in 1979. Trying to disturb Friedman’s unwavering position on capitalism, Donahue asked his guest, “… did you ever have a moment of doubt about capitalism and whether greed is a good idea to run on?” Friedman responded, “Well, first of all, is there some society that you know that doesn’t run on greed?” Continue reading

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