Sermon: How Much is Enough?

Sermon Text: Luke 12:13-21 Sermon Excerpt Robert and Edward Skidelsky are two academics who happen to be father and son. Together they wrote a book that shares a title with this sermon: How Much is Enough (2012). The subtitle of the book is equally important: Money and the Good Life. So why do I bring this text to your attention?  Because the Skidelsky's get it.  They are on to something that sounds a lot like the wisdom of Jesus in this morning's parable. In a consumer oriented Read More …

Review of How Much is Enough?

Meet the Authors Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the  University of Warwick, and a fellow of the British Academy in both history and economics. He has written numerous books, including a highly regarded three volume biography of the economist John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000). Edward Skidelsky is the son of Robert Skidelsky.  He is a Lecturer at Exeter University, specializing in aesthetics and moral philosophy. His doctoral research was published as Read More …