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East Meets West: Consumerism and Asceticism

Acton University 2017

If you’ve ever wondered, “How do I connect good intentions with sound economic principles?” then Acton University is the perfect place for you to begin a lifelong journey of obtaining knowledge and skills regarding liberty, faith, and free-market economics. Ancient Faith Radio is pleased to present the Orthodox lectures from the 2017 Acton University. The Mission of the Acton Institute is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.

August 2017

East Meets West: Consumerism and Asceticism

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Rev. Gregory Jensen—a Priest of the Orthodox Church of America—delivered a lecture entitled East Meets West: Consumerism and Asceticism.

Asceticism is concerned with the “inner transformation of the human person, in his being progressively conformed to Christ.” Understood in this way, asceticism has a foundational role to play in any Christian response to the practical and anthropological challenges of consumerism.

August 9, 2017 Length: 44:36


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