Is Capitalism Unchristian?
Kevin DeYoung, The Gospel Coalition
Capitalism is not required by Christianity. But Christian principles do undergird capitalism.
God and Mrs. Thatcher: The Battle for Britain’s Soul
Eliza Filby, Heritage Foundation
A woman demonized by the left and sanctified by the right, there has always been a religious undercurrent to discussions of Margaret Thatcher.
The Pope’s Visit Is An Opportunity For Conservatives To Discuss Poverty
Israel Ortega, Opportunity Lives
Much of the pope’s message about caring for “the least of these” is consistent with what Jesus was preaching two millennia ago. Underpinning the call to care for the poor is the understanding that life has an intrinsic value and that we are all created in God’s image. That was a revolutionary statement in Jesus’ time, as it is today.
Pope Francis’ blind spot on capitalism
James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas
Pope Francis and China’s President Xi Jinping will each be in Washington this week to meet with President Barack Obama. Too bad they’re not meeting with each other, too. It would be an interesting chat, especially if they discussed the merits of modern capitalism.