Tag Archives: Calvinism

When Christianity Becomes a Money Cult

A new book, “The Money Cult: Capitalism, Christianity, and the Unmaking of the American Dream,” brings to mind Howard Nemerov’s poem “Boom!” The book’s author argues that prosperity theology is not an aberration but was present from the beginning of American Puritanism.

Posted in Defoe (Daniel), Eliot (George), Nemerov (Howard) | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

“Jane Eyre” as Lenten Meditation

In Jane’s battle with St. John Rivers, we have material that helps us understand the true meaning of Lent.

Posted in Bronte (Charlotte) | Also tagged , , , | 4 Comments

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