Week 4

Light Shall Rise in the Darkness:  Faithfulness in a Global Economy

In the perpetual political campaign season, much has been made of the issue of American exceptionalism—the idea that America is unique in the world because of its history, democratic ideals, and personal liberties. Such a debate has significant implications for our understanding—and shaping—of a global economy. What is a global economy? What are its potential life-giving implications as well as its darker side? How can Christians build communities of generosity that are rich with God’s grace and abundance?