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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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It embraces mammonism, teaching that Jesus supplies every material need just for you.
In the time of the Wende, the vast majority of leading East German Protestant Church figures advocated a course of action against the counsel of Jesus: they wished to infuse the "new wine" of democracy into the "old bottles" of socialism, thereby creating an improved socioeconomic order that they hoped would be able to oppose the perceived mammonism of the BRD.
Economic globalization, based on neo-liberalism, enlarges mammonism in our whole lives and causes distorted value systems.
This implies a more basic premiss: the dramatization of copia in the moral action of the plays as avarice, lust, or Mammonism, incorporation of rhetorical principle in theatrical form.