Cutting the deficit of humanity – a Christian Scientist’s perspective on morality and the economy

The worldwide Manager of Christian Science Committees on Publication, Russ Gerber – my boss! :) – has been invited by The Washington Post to comment in response to the question of whether faith values have a place in determining issues like levels of taxation.  Citing the example of Jesus at a meal offered to him by a wealthy man, Russ strips the question down to an underlying basic inquiry…

You can read Cutting the deficit of humanity in the Post’s On Faith section.

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Author:Tony Lobl

I write on spirituality and health for a diversity of online media outlets, from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I have been published by the Independent, the Washington Post, the Guardian, E-Hospice, MindBodyGreen and The Christian Science Monitor and I post regularly on the Huffington Post UK and BuzzFeed. In addition to writing and broadcast appearances I enjoy engaging with journalists, academics, health professionals and government officials about the possibilities for improving health outcomes through a greater emphasis on spirituality in healthcare and social care. I've also greatly valued the many opportunities I have had to travel globally for my church and to meet people around the world. My wife Jenny and I spent 10 years in Boston, USA, before returning to London in 2002, to take on a role as the media and legislative liaison for Christian Science in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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