How Do We Address Issues of Systemic Injustice?

A popular aphorism suggests that our checkbook reveals what we value most. As a tool for social analysis, this discloses much about what our society values. Recently, Major League Baseball’s Anaheim Angels renewed the contract of their star left fielder, Mike...

Can Capitalism Be Compatible with Christianity?

I am a natural born U.S. citizen; I am practically a natural born Christian, too. I was, after all, born on U.S. soil to American parents who took me to church for the first time when I was 10 days old. My growing-up years were marked by a seemingly natural and...

John Wesley Speaks to Vulture Capitalism

What would John Wesley, the founder of Methodism and the preacher of one of the most famous sermons on the use of money, say about vulture capitalism? First, what is vulture capitalism? Vulture capitalism is a verbal bomb being thrown by politicians and pundits in the...