Thursday, June 11, 2009

The almighty dollar

The relationship between money and religion has always been problematic. Dante placed simonists - those who bought and sold clerical positions - in the eighth circle of Hell. The Protestant Reformation was, in part, driven by Luther's reaction to the selling of indulgences. In recent years we've seen scandals related to money with prominent televangelists. Zelimir Peris created Father, son and holy money for a politics MOC contest.

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