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mammon

(măm`ən), Aramaic term, meaning worldly riches, retained in the New Testament Greek. "Ye cannot serve God and mammon" is one of the most noted biblical strictures.

Mammon

avaricious fallen angel. [Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
See: Greed

Mammon

personification; one cannot serve him and God simultaneously. [N.T.: Matthew 6:24: Luke 16:9, 11, 13]
See: Money

Mammon

New Testament the personification of riches and greed in the form of a false god
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He has fostered a Winner-Take-All society where the rich grow richer and the poor grow poorer every year, where Mammon is riding high, worshipped by economic gurus who preach to one another that Greed is Good and get cheered to the echo.
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Maybe the religious leaders who expressed their views in the Journal could get together and form a united front to take a stand against the desecration of the earth and the sacrifice of communities all made to accommodate the many faces of mammon.
I'm an atheist but I find it sad that a Christian tradition that celebrates peace and goodwill to all men and the hope symbolised by the birth of a baby, has again been so thoroughly hijacked by Mammon.
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The Luftwaffe couldn''t do it in 1941 But now I hear a rumour: I fear St Luke's could soon be gone The bombed-out church, memorial to men who gave their lives Defending their loved ones left behind, parents, children and wives Within its grounds, the bustle and sound of passing traffic is muted Its walls resist the turns and twists of time: memories are rebooted Peace and tranquillity, an oasis of calm can be found Amongst the weeds and worn flagstones of its hallowed ground Yet Mammon rears its ugly head "A buyer for this building must be found
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