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*Image: The Parable of The Talents by Willem de Poorter, c. 1650 [National Gallery, Prague]

By Michael Pakaluk,  The Catholic Thing, Nov. 29, 2021

Michael Pakaluk, an Aristotle scholar and Ordinarius of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, is a professor in the Busch School of Business at the Catholic University of America.  …


Michael PakalukI think as Christians we can admit that if Christ is an investor in us, and He looks for a return on His investment, then, because He is God and we are His creatures, this investment and His claims would swamp infinitely any other investment concerns we might have.

Here is an analogy.  Suppose you are an investment manager; you want to start an investment fund; and a billionaire friend helps you out with $100 million to put under investment.  You also have another fund on the side where you place a few thousand dollars of your own money.  …

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