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God & Mammon: Asking for Money in the New Testament Jouette M. Bassler

God & Mammon: Asking for Money in the New Testament

Jouette M. Bassler

Published May 1st 1991
ISBN : 9780687149629
Paperback
148 pages
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 About the Book 

Despite Jesus teaching regarding God and money, the paradox remains that churches need money to serve God. Ministers need salaries, bills must be paid, and benevolence programs require financing.By examining what the early Christian documents of theMoreDespite Jesus teaching regarding God and money, the paradox remains that churches need money to serve God. Ministers need salaries, bills must be paid, and benevolence programs require financing.By examining what the early Christian documents of the New Testament have to say about asking for money and the circumstances in which they did this, Jouette Bassler provokes reflection on the theological, ethical, and social dimensions of the practices of todays church. Suggestions for further reading and study questions complement each chapter and enhance the usefulness of this book.