Payback Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth - Part 2


Debt and Sin Borrowers and lenders, Margaret Atwood suggests, carry responsibilities one to the other; it’s a trust that can’t be broken without heavy consequences. “Modern-day preachers stop well short of saying that the truly virtuous thing would be for creditors to simply burn their record books, but there’s good reason for believing Jesus meant that we should forgive financial debts as well as sins of other kinds.”

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