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Christianity and the Afluent Society Hardcover – January 1, by B.K. Fuller, R.H. and Rice (Author)Author: B.K.

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Fuller, R.H. and Rice. OCLC Number: Description: pages 23 cm: Contents: Wealth in the Bible / Reginald H. Fuller --The Old Testament background --Jesus and wealth --The first Christian community --Paul and the collection for the Jerusalem church --Wealth in modern society / Brian K. Rice --All good gifts --Prosperity is God --Up go the costs --Blessed are the affluent.

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In the realm of state churches and territorial churches, Christianity contributed to the preservation of the status quo of society.

In England the Anglican church remained an ally of the throne, as did the Protestant churches of the. At first, this book was intended to be a study of poverty entitled Why the Poor Are Poor, until Galbraith’s wife suggested the more upbeat The Affluent Society.

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