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Monday, August 21, 2017

The theology of financial accounting

Pastor first to quit Trump's evangelical advisory board: 'There was a line'
CNN: A New York City megachurch pastor became the first religious leader to step down from President Trump's evangelical advisory board. A.R. Bernard announced Friday that "it became obvious that there was a deepening conflict in values between myself and the administration."
Christianity Today: Black and white Christian leaders lament Charlottesville
Who marched in Boston? Faces and voices from the rally and counterprotest
Yahoo News: In Boston, an estimated 40,000 protesters surrounded a few dozen rally-goers quietly huddled atop the barricaded Parkman Bandstand. Yahoo News interviewed people on both sides.

Rev. Al Sharpton's thousand-minister march gains steam after Charlottesville
Religion News Service: The Rev. Al Sharpton, a Pentecostal-turned-Baptist minister, says the recent violence has sparked more interest and a greater need for clergy of many faiths to speak up at the march set for Aug. 28, the 54th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Pope Francis offers 4 points to guide the world's response to refugees
America: Pope Francis has offered a series of concrete proposals for world leaders to consider when drafting two forthcoming United Nations' agreements, saying that "our shared response may be articulated by four verbs: to welcome, to protect, to promote and to integrate" migrants and refugees.

The theology of financial accounting
Forbes: Luca Pacioli's development and refinement of the modern system of financial accounting was not mere mathematics; it was a subset of his theology. And that actually makes a lot more sense than it might seem to on the surface, because at bottom, financial accounting is a moral science, writes Jerry Bower.

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