#ThursdayTheology Why be charitable?

In this age, where our futures can be unsure, finances unstable and friendships unnatural, why should be we charitable to our fellow human? Doesn’t it make better sense to look out for ourselves; be safe, and not take chances in a dangerous world?  In the mid-1700’s, Swedenborg argued that charity, doing good with thought of no reward, was one of the foundations of religious practice.  In practicing charity, especially with the “other,” we might just prevent the next atrocity.

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