The spiritual path out of poverty - A Christian Science Perspective from The Christian Science Monitor

A spiritual response to the Monitor Weekly’s cover story tracking the status of world poverty. 

“Nearly 1 billion people have been lifted out of extreme poverty during the last two decades,” according to Steven Radelet, author of the book “The Great Surge: The Ascent of the Developing World,” which is profiled in this week’s cover story. As he details the steady decline of poverty around the globe, Mr. Radelet describes a powerful confluence of thought and action that, to me, reaches beyond human effort. Underlying what Radelet calls this “time of great progress,” I believe, is a quiet, often unseen elevation of thought to a more spiritual platform – the kind of progress that has Spirit, God, as its source.  Read more

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