“Your life is not made up of the things you own,” Jesus tells us, as reported in Luke 12:15. Jesus knew that the abundance of our possessions is no way … Continue reading Why our possessions possess us
In this guest post, theologian, author and speaker Eve Poole shares a summary of her book Buying God: Consumerism and Theology. Buying God unites theoretical work on theology, capitalism and … Continue reading Buying God: Eve Poole on theology and consumerism
How putting wellbeing first would help sustain life on Earth – a guest post from Teresa Belton, author of Happier People, healthier planet. Happier People Healthier Planet addresses the diametrically opposed … Continue reading Happier people, healthier planet
Jeremy Williams, author and content editor for Joy in Enough, introduces his book The Economics of Arrival. The ‘global race’ was a favourite phrase of David Cameron while Prime Minister. … Continue reading What if development has a destination?
Throwaway culture is one of the more frustrating aspects of consumerism. It’s wasteful of resources and obviously bad for the environment, but it serves us badly too. We have to … Continue reading A life less throwaway