Letters: Oct. 9, 2006

The New Gospel of Wealth

Who wouldn't kneel before a God devoted to filling your bank account? Our report on ministries that preach prosperity drew amens from their adherents. But most readers proclaimed that those who evangelize for earthly treasure have sold out Christ's true message and discounted its rewards

Thank you for an informative look at the changing face of the Christian faith in the U.S. [Sept. 18]. Christians who value riches seem to show a stunning lack of concern for anyone else. Jesus and his disciples did not preach that God can give us what we want. Their message concerned...

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