Business Ethics Shaped by the Bible pt. 2

In part 1 of this series, I laid out the idea of the church being taught to be entrepreneurial and business- collective minded. Now for many in and outside the church, the entrepreneurial part is always inviting. The idea of being a “self-made” person in business is the American dream but that is not the […]

Capitalism is Heading for Catastrophe

However stable things may seem in some parts of the world, we’re entering a new era of crisis and uncertainty. Capitalism has never been as pervasive as it is now. The previous generation experienced alienation, suffering from the dissonance between their roles in production and their sense of themselves; the current generation is characterized by […]

Why Communism?

When Jesus says, “Happy are the poor” and “Woe to you the rich,” he is not talking about riches in the absolute sense. That is, he is not condemning the physical fact of having great material resources. There is not that kind of asceticism in Jesus that almost instinctively hates well-being and abundance, the kind […]

Christianity Is Communism

For a Christian to say he or she is anti-Marxist is understandable. There are numerous varieties of Marxism, and it is possible our Christian is referring to one of the many materialistic philosophies which style themselves Marxist without having much at all to do with Marx. For a Christian to claim to be not only […]

Moses: The Enemy Of The State!

Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels bear witness in the Communist Manifesto that “the history of hitherto all existing societies is the history of class struggles.” The bible tells us the same thing, before and after the flood. Of freeman and slave. Partisan and plebeian. Of lord and surf. Guild master and journeyman. In short, oppressor vs. […]

The Oppression Of Capitalism

Capitalism is an oppressive economic and social system. Citizens with little or no financial security, and are in the most unfavorable social positions have very little stake in capitalism, however, defend it and have faith in its promises. The question remains ‘why’ would such a system garner so much support from the very individuals it fails? […]