Pope Scaring Rich People?

Pope Scaring Rich People?

The article goes into more explanation about how troubled the Home Depot founder is, but I am little concerned. I was raised in Christianity and well remember the teaching in regard to the rich. The bible does not hold them in high esteem, not should it.

James Pilant

Home Depot Founder: Pope Francis’ Criticism Of Capitalism Will Scare Away Rich People | ThinkProgress

The idea that possessing significant wealth inherently makes it harder to behave morally is a bedrock part of Christian ethical thought. In a well-known passage from the New Testament, a rich man asks Christ what he must do to fully follow God’s law. When Christ responds “sell your possessions, and give the money to the poor,” the man walks away dejected, prompting Christ to observe that “it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God.”

via Home Depot Founder: Pope Francis’ Criticism Of Capitalism Will Scare Away Rich People | ThinkProgress.

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