We talked with Dawson Vosburg about how his experience with the poor and those who suffer injustice, and his searching of the Scriptures, led him to question the prevailing assumption in the USA that capitalism is the most just and humane economic system. We had a wide-ranging, provocative discussion that helps us think more clearly about the terms used in the public square. Reflection is needed to think once again about our our social location and culture impact the assumptions we make about economics, money, personal/corporate responsibility, and human flourishing.
Dawson is a PhD student at Ohio State and the co-founder of the Evangelical Labor Institute where they are forming Christians to understand and articulate a vision of economic egalitarianism, rooted in the biblical narrative, and have the tools to understand how biblical economic egalitarianism can be practically implemented.
Links from this episode:
- Connect with Dawson on Twitter
- Check out the Evangelical Labor Institute
- We mentioned our podcast episode with Joel Halldorf
- We mentioned Divided by Faith by Michael Emerson
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