John Schneider, author of the book The Good of Affluence, joins us to talk about a biblical theology of wealth. How can we know that God wants us to flourish and be prosperous in a truly biblical sense? John rejects the label “prosperity gospel” because there is no guarantees of wealth, but the desire of God is for us to flourish together. Listen to find out how!
Musician Zama Rripa joins us to talk about becoming a musician, writing libertarian songs, and some of his favorite topics around liberty such as honest money, problems with the Federal Reserve, and more!
We also feature some of Zama Rripa's music, including titles like “Live and Let Live” and “Blowback.”
Talked about in this episode:
Honest Money by Gary North
Ethics of Money Production Jorg guido Hulsmann
Foundations of Private Property Society
End the Fed
Jason Rink talks to Max Borders about his book, The Social Singularity, where they discuss the promise of a decentralized world.
Is there a “Christian” view of economics? How does economic understanding relate to how we approach ethics, sociology, and policy, particularly through a Christian lens? In this episode, economics professor Shawn Ritenour joins us to discuss these questions and more, while also providing insights from his personal journey as both a Christian and an economist.
Libertarians are known for their advocacy of free choice, free association, and free movement. But are there boundaries or limits to this openness? Dr. Jason Brennan of Georgetown University joins us to talk what it means to advocate for global justice, and why it means being open borders and free trade. In the book he makes a rigorous defense for positive-sum interactions because global justice demands it.