The World Problem: Capital, Labor and the Church

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P. J. Kenedy & sons, 1918 - Christian sociology - 296 pages

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Page 283 - If any man say, I love God, and hateth his brother ; he is a liar. For he that loveth not his brother, whom he seeth, how can he love God, whom he seeth not ? And this commandment we have from God, that he, who loveth God, love also his brother.
Page 20 - Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me. 41 Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand : Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire which was prepared for the devil and his angels.
Page 108 - ... to exercise pressure for the sake of gain, upon the indigent and the destitute, and to make one's profit out of the need of another, is condemned by all laws, human and divine.
Page 38 - Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you. Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten. Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.
Page 182 - For what doth it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his own soul ? Or what exchange shall a man give for his soul?
Page 104 - rest" after the creation of man, "He rested on the seventh day from all His work which He had done." 33. If we turn now to things exterior and corporal, the first concern of all is to save the poor workers from the cruelty of grasping speculators, who use human beings as mere instruments for making money. It is neither justice nor humanity so to grind men down with excessive labor as to stupefy their minds and wear out their bodies.
Page 140 - The maximum production of all war industries should be maintained and methods of work and operation on the part of employers or workers which operate to delay or limit production, or which have a tendency to artificially increase the cost thereof, should be discouraged.
Page 107 - Religion teaches the wealthy owner and the employer that their work-people are not to be accounted their bondsmen; that in every man they must respect his dignity and worth as a man and as a Christian; that...
Page 108 - Then, again, the employer must never tax his work-people beyond their strength, nor employ them in work unsuited to their sex or age.
Page 182 - Seek ye therefore first the Kingdom of God and His justice, and all these things shall be added unto you.

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