****Re: Life after the oil crash

From: janice matchett <janmatch@earthlink.net>
Date: Sun Oct 30 2005 - 11:37:51 EST

The Biblical Vision of Sabbath Economics by Ched Myers

"..The Hebrew Bible's vision of Sabbath economics contends that a theology
of abundant grace and a communal ethic of redistribution is the only way
out ..."

  ~ Janice :)

At 06:35 AM 10/30/2005, Robert Schneider wrote:

>Regarding the substance of this conversation about life after the oil
>crash, I am reading a book that is the subject of discussion at my church:
>"The Biblical Vision of Sabbath Economics," by Ched Myers. I recommend it
>to everyone on the list. It may overturn your perception of how
>Christians ought to understand life in the community of God's People as
>opposed to our involvement (or entrapment?) in the capitalist political
>economy of our time. The disruptions that may ensure as oil becomes
>increasingly scarce may offer a risk-taking opportunity for the Christian
>family to lead the way in challenging the world community to think
>differently about economies of scale and the sharing of abundance, in
>opposition to the fundamental economic inequalities of our world.
>Bob Schneider
Received on Sun Oct 30 11:40:51 2005

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