Week 1

To Loose the Bonds of Injustice:  The Common Good

In a world whose global economy straddles a wide chasm between abundance for the few and scarcity for the many, the question of what constitutes the “common good” is inescapable for Christian discipleship. The meditations for this week range from an exploration of competition versus mutual support, to a consideration of the nature of ownership, taxation, individual responsibility, and the re-emergence of usury in a global setting.