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Timothy Plan for Green Money Magazine: God Calls His Followers to Honor Him with Their Finances

By Robert Knight for Green Money

The ethics of Biblically Responsible Investing (BRI) are not new. In fact, they can be traced not only to specific Bible verses but also to Jewish interpretive writing in the Talmud stretching back before Christ.

For example, the great Middle Ages Rabbi Maimonides (1135-1204 A.D.) forbade “the sale of weapons to people who may use them for violence or robbery (Mishnah Torah, Laws of Murder 12:12, 14).” And Rabbi Dr. Asher Meier of the Business Ethics Center of Jerusalem confirms that Jewish tradition requires an ethical approach to investing: “Any economic activity that has special social value can be considered a preferred investment,” he wrote. Continue reading…