Following the first talk “Christ: Holy Crisis”, Fr Tom continues the theme of how God’s holiness, incarnated in human life in Jesus, both raises the significance of human life beyond what we can dream – and points up where evil lies, leading to crisis, to the cross. In particular the misuse of wealth, learning and power block our understanding, our openness to God’s presence. Here Fr Tom traces the significance of wealth in Jesus’ time, in the early church, in the fourth century, then in the middle ages and finally in our age. Ownership has always posed real questions and Jesus, Aquinas and Populorum Progressio continue to challenge us!
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