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Coronavirus | Jobs | economic insecurity

Jobs for All?

As unemployment in the U.S. continues to rise to historic levels due to COVID-19, what does history teach us about religion's role in helping get Americans back to work?

June 26, 2020

Great Recession | consumerism | Paul Tillich | U.S. religion | economic insecurity | Ernest Becker

Boom or Bust, Consumerism is Still America's Religion

American consumer spending growth has been unusually slow since the Great Recession of 2007-2009. Does this signal the adoption of what two Washington Post reporters describe as a “newfound prudence” and a permanent change in consumer psychology? Two...

June 18, 2015