David Brooks: The Gospel of Wealth – NYTimes

“The American dream radically differs from the call of Jesus and the essence of the Gospel,” he argues. The American dream emphasizes self-development and personal growth. Our own abilities are our greatest assets.But the Gospel rejects the focus on self: “God actually delights in exalting our inability.” The American dream emphasizes upward mobility, but “success in the kingdom of God involves moving down, not up.”

via Op-Ed Columnist – The Gospel of Wealth – NYTimes.com.

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One Response to “David Brooks: The Gospel of Wealth – NYTimes”
  1. Neil Christy says:

    Right on, Brother Brooks! With out the revision identified by Brooks, this nation WILL ceast to exist. History doesn’t lie.

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