Eight Traits of an Ethically Healthy Culture: Insights from the Beatitudes

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At the end of the Sermon on the Mount, we are told, “Now when Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were astounded at his teaching” (Matt 7:28). In this article, David Gill argues that Jesus’ Beatitudes teaching is not just for Christians huddling together in some ecclesiastical enclave but is a truly astounding source of wisdom for the crowds today, for all of life, including business. We the disciples of Jesus can truly salt and light our companies and marketplaces if we will live out and promote these characteristics.

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