Tag: The Universal Destination of Goods and Private Property (Part III)

Sep 2020

I have been writing about the universal destination of the goods of the earth and private property, which emerges through the appropriation of the earth through human work. While God intended the earth to serve the needs of all men, since the earth only yields its fruits (literal and metaphorical) through human work, the earth has historically parceled out among individuals, families, and other groups as mankind fulfilled the Lord’s command to fill the earth and subdue it. (Gen 1:28) This has resulted in different customary and legal arrangements according to different......

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