September 24, 2008
Link dump: God and the U.S. economic crisis
The U.S. economy has stalled—and that’s better than what it was doing last week—as it awaits word of a $700 billion government bailout. California’s economy is bad and getting worse. Where is God in all this?
Everywhere—at least when it comes to new stories with religious angles. Here is a sampling:
Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, says Karl Marx was correct in condemning capitalism;
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the crazy Iranian president, blames Wall Street’s financial suffering on our immoral military economy;
Chuck Colson wants you to have faith in the financial markets and use this chance to spread the gospel;
But during times like these, even Masters of the Universe need God’s help;
What about that ungodly CEO compensation that catalyzed the crisis? Andrea Useem explains just what evangelicals think about rewarding avarice;
As for the following video, that’s The Fundermentalist talking about how the downturn will hurt Jewish start-ups.