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The Effects of Affluence on the Soul and Society and How to Overcome Them

In an age of wealth, the question of "what you have" is not as telling as the question of "what has you". If our wealth or life circumstances tell more about us than our Lord Jesus does, then we have fallen into idolatry. In the second part of this series, Michael Ramsden and Tom Tarrants share some thoughts about overcoming idolatry in this age.

This resource is part of a series on Affluence. Click here to listen to the full series

Michael Ramsden

Michael Ramsden is the founder of The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He spent most of his childhood in the Middle East and later moved to the UK, where he worked for the Lord Chancellor’s Department investing funds. Michael went on to teach jurisprudence at the University of Sheffield, while doing research in law and economics. His passion is to engage with people of all backgrounds and cultures about questions of faith, which he has been doing for over twenty years. He speaks in business, academic, political, and other settings across the globe, ranging from Europe and the Middle East, to Asia and the Americas.


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