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Fiscal Policy

The Bible doesn’t provide much guidance on tax policy, other than suggesting we ought to “give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar.” Fortunately, when it comes to designing a tax system, fiscal policy textbooks have identified three core economic principles that have to be satisfied for a tax system to work in a modern economy. […] Read More

How can pastors and other religious leaders address the U.S. national deficit and fiscal policy without resorting to partisan labeling? We could begin with Scriptures, where many Christians look for guidance, and remind our congregants and the wider public that the biblical standard for ethical governance is based on how government treats the most vulnerable […] Read More