The Ends of Wealth and the Divine Economy: Witnesses of These Things . . . Ecumenical Engagement in a New Era

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TitleThe Ends of Wealth and the Divine Economy: Witnesses of These Things . . . Ecumenical Engagement in a New Era
Author2010 Centennial Ecumenical Gathering and General Assembly of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and Church World Service, New Orleans, Louisiana
NotesA Christian Understanding of the Economyā€¯--A study guide from the National Council of Churches

The Faith and Order Commission, a sub-committee of the National Council of Churches, offers an ecumenical theological study guide for faithful Christian witness at a time of scarce economic resources. This paper summarizes the theological base of the churches for economic concern, reviews the economic crisis that culminated in 2008, and then turns to solutions based on Christian principles.

RecommendationsDocument recommended by the Rev. Becky Crites, Ecumenical and Inter-Religious Officer for the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia
WebsiteWitnesses of These Things
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TypeOnline Document   PublisherGeneral Assembly of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA
LanguageEnglish   Year2010
AudienceAdult   Call IDCF 201
Length20 pages   Keywordsecumenical, inter-religious, stewardship, economy, mission
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