Issue 19: Money in Christian History, Part II

Over the centuries, Christians have been persuaded to "sacrificially" finance massive construction projects, armed military invasions, corrupt ecclesiastical bureaucracies, and all manner of missionary outreaches. Businessmen have held lofty aspirations of "doing great things for God" with their riches, while ascetics have denied themselves comfort towards the maintenance of piety. What does it mean to live and give sacrificially? Christian History & Biography provides several historical answers to this timeless, confusing question.

  • Christian asceticism from the Early Church through the Reformation
  • Puritans and money
  • John Wesley’s lessons on money
  • Wisdom from John Ploughman
  • The charity of women

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