Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

“How evangelical Christianity is taking a hold of the City of London’s financial institutions”

Former City banker Alex Preston writes in The Independent: The relationship between faith and finance runs deep. Quaker-run banks such as Barclays – founded three centuries ago on Lombard Street – survived when many of their peers crumbled during the crashes of the mid-1700s precisely because of the Christian ethics that underpinned their businesses. More… Read More »

Friday Links

1. “There is no room for compromise. Either the entire Mubarak edifice falls, or the uprising is betrayed” – Slavoj Žižek 2. Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology – The New Yorker 3. “Why all the fuss over Scientology, when your resources and time might better be directed at the finances, earthly corruption, and… Read More »