Many now go further; they believe that capitalism and the free market are part of God’s blueprint for human society. And so, even if politicians are inclined to limit economic liberty for reasons that have nothing to do with the Social Gospel, they are, in effect, violating not just the gospels, but all of scripture.
This video provides a lot of deep things to think about. In particular, this quote: “The marketplace will make you act as if you are a civil and giving person, even if you are not.” It was thought-provoking to hear such a strongly ethics-based reasoning behind capitalism, regardless of whether or not it’s accurate – Dean
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