To Serve God and Wal-Mart

Culture War on Aisle 5? Wal-Mart, Evangelicals, and “Extreme Capitalism”

Posted by Bethany Moreton, June 22nd, 2009 2 Comments Filed under: Original Essays.

“If you want to reach the Christian population on Sunday, you do it from the church pulpit. If you want to reach them on Saturday, you do it in Wal-Mart.”
—Ralph Reed, Christian Coalition, 1995

“Economics are the method; the object is to change the heart and soul.”
—Margaret Thatcher, Sunday Times, 1981

book coverFor more than a generation, the conservative counterrevolution in America blurred the distinction between the invisible hand of the market and the all-powerful hand of God. In

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