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Monday, July 18, 2011

Waking the Church to Just Consumerism

Here's a recent post about fair trade and the church:

by Ryan Scott McDonnell 06-10-2011

The Hebrew scriptures recount time and again how God blesses the earth with enough provision and food for its inhabitants.  The same is true of our world today — there is more than enough to sustain a nourished and abundant life for all. However, our world often breaks away from God’s vision of shalom for God’s people.  The machinations of humans devise and implement ways to pervert God’s call and design for just economic systems in ways that instead keep the powerful rich at the expense of the poor.

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