The vibrant and prosperous economies of Japan and South Korea are evident from the city lights radiating into space. The white outline added to this satellite photo highlights the “missing” cities of North Korea. Surrounded by prosperity, the people of North Korea have been literally starving by the millions.
The people of the Korean Peninsula share a common geography, a common culture, and until recently, a common history. The only significant difference between the North and South was an economic commitment to communism or to capitalism. Ideas matter. Economic ideas matter to the lives of millions of people.
Gentle reader, I am grateful that you have found this blog and hope you will join in the dialogue as we explore the theological significance of economic choices for people around the world.