Forgive Us Our Debts as We Forgive Our Debtors: Bankruptcy and the Bible

By Attorney O. Max Gardner, Shelbyville, North Carolina

Dalton Camp proclaimed several years ago that, "having lost its value, money may no longer be the root of all evil; credit having taken its place." This statement demonstrates the paradox of modern day religion and debt - should our reaction be one of condemnation or one of compassion? Since many recent respected studies have shown that the average American family is only three weeks away from personal bankruptcy, and new legislation that will deny bankruptcy relief to hundreds of . . .

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