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If not to a call to renounce all wealth, then what is the lesson of Mark 17-21? What does it have to do with greed?
It is hard for someone who loves money to love God.
What is at the heart or very basis of greed?
retaining of money or possessions. A do it yourself method.
Define the vice of avarice
valuing possessions obsessively
Define the vice of liberality
freedom from attachment to money and what it can get you.
Define the vice of prodigality
carelessness about value and responsibility of things. Undervaluing possessions and unnecessary buying items.
To measure generosity, it's not how much we give, but rather...
the way it is given and why
What are two hindrances to generousity?
having sweated for the money and experience of poverty.
What are the 2 offspring vices of greed? What are its bitter fruits?
Offsprings are the time we spend planning what we will buy and how we will get it, and the belief that we will only be happy once we have that item. The bitter fruit is the willingness to deceive and harm others to get it.
What was Pope John Paul II criticism for instrumentalization and commodification of humans beings, as well as connection between realities and avarice.
Shapes implicit assumptions through explicit actions. Criticized valuing things over people.
Define prideful greed
we don't trust God to support us. We try to take control of our own lives.
How does wealth increase one's vulnerability?
we are never fully secure from our wants
What is the outcome of documenting all spending for a month?
results reveal our hopes and fears
What is the outcome of a month-long break from exposure to consumeristic pictures of happiness?
Limited exposure can help us to be less likely to buy things because we are not consistently exposed to it.
What is the outcome of tithing each week?
Reminds us that our possession are not our own, but belong to God.
Why and how does simplicity open us to the work of the Holy Spirit?
allows us to give things away because we want to. Released from anxiety of managing possessions.
What is the lie that avarice sells us?
our possessions are ours and we have control over our own items and lives. It can be dangerous if we put ourselves and our materials over God. God is our priority.
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