The Sin of Poverty

We will never overcome poverty in our nation until we stop equating it with sin

Photo by Matt Collamer on Unsplash

The recent trend of fiscal conservatism melding blindly into evangelical philosophy has led us to a startling place in our cultural existence: we all too easily conflate poverty with sin.

I live in a city with a large homeless population. The thing is, so do most of us. Homelessness is a simple fact of urban human existence…



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Heather Nowlin

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