This is a provocative book of Christian theology, written tohelp people seeking God in a culture that has grown from moderncapitalism. By comparing the historic church teaching on wealthwith the realities of our modern economic world, Schneider challengesthe common presumption that material affluence is "inherentlybad. Careful interpretation of scripture shows too that prosperity isthe condition that God envisions for all human beings and thatfaithful persons of wealth are part of this plan. Schneider offersrich Christians biblical affirmation, but in a manner that also challengesthem to a life shaped by an uncommon sense of stewardshipand obligation to others.
Incisive and thought-provoking, "The Good of Affluence will be ideal for individuals or groups wishing to delve into the relation of faithand wealth.
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This substantially revised edition of Schneider's earlier book Godly Materialism: Rethinking Money and Possessions is more scholarly and theological than the earlier title, but it retains the same thesis: there is a biblical precedent for the responsible ownership of wealth.| Read Full Review of The Good of Affluence: Seekin...
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