Religion and wealth exist in a precarious balance — for many believers, wealth is a great blessing, but it comes freighted with moral obligation and a feeling of guilt. During the holidays, as many people spend and pray more than usual, callers discuss how wealth factors into their religious beliefs.
Bishop Wayne Pugh, senior pastor of Church Alive in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Lisa Keister, professor of sociology at Duke University; author Faith and Money: How Religious Belief Contributes to Wealth and Poverty
Ronald Sider, professor of theology at Palmer Seminary at Eastern University; president of Evangelicals for Social Action; author of Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger and Just Generosity: A New Vision for Overcoming Poverty in America