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Christian Economics: The Social Conditions for Wealth

As the twentieth century draws to a close, Christians find themselves in what may well turn out to be one of the most interesting periods of human history. As these words are being written, the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union appears firmly established. The people's revolt under the leadership of Boris Yetsin has surged forth in a wave of non-violent overturning of a philosophic system that has starved the Russian people and those who make up the U.S.S.R. The Ukraine, for example, once the bread-basket of eastern Europe has not been able to feed its own people in recent years, let alone export food to other countries.