Money, Money, Money: Rich and Poor Worlds in the New Testament
"The poor you will always have with you" has proven to be a deeply true saying from Jesus. Recent years have highlighted divides in our society between the so-called "rural poor" and "urban elite" that motivate political and cultural divides. Even further, the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have raised profound questions about money, threatening to divide communities further. What were the socio-economic divides in the ancient church? How did early Christians build bridges across those divides?
Boyles, John, "Money, Money, Money: Rich and Poor Worlds in the New Testament" (2020). Summit Videos. 63.
This session is part of the Models and Makers of Peace pathway which was part of the 114th annual Abilene Christian University Summit.