An excert from a brilliant article entitled ‘The Liturgy of Abundance, The Myth of Scarcity‘ by Old Testament Professor Walter Breuggemann, written in 1999.
“Though many of us are well intentioned, we have invested our lives in consumerism. We have a love affair with “more” — and we will never have enough. Consumerism is not simply a marketing strategy. It has become a demonic spiritual force among us, and the theological question facing us is whether the gospel has the power to help us withstand it.“
The whole article can be found here.