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Jesus Doesn’t Make You Rich Just Because He Likes You
Falsani, Cathleen. The Worst Ideas of the Decade: The Prosperity Gospel. The Washington Post. available at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/opinions/outlook/worst-ideas/prosperity-gospel.html).
Van Biema, David and Jeff Chu. “Does God Want You to Be Rich?” Time Magazine. September 10, 2006. It is available online at: http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1533448,00.html. This is an excellent overview of the Prosperity Gospel in the US.
Full lyrics available at: http://rapgenius.com/Shai-linne-fal-e-teacher-lyrics#lyric. “Fal$e Teacher$” is from Shai Linne’s album Lyrical Theology, Pt. 1: Theology, a group of songs that teach Orthodox theology (with a Reformed flavor). The album is available both on iTunes and at Amazon.com for instant download.
Rosin, Hannah. “Did Christianity Cause the Crash?” The Atlantic. December 2009. Available at: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/12/did-christianity-cause-the-crash/307764/2/.
There is a compelling argument about how Prosperity Theology visualizes an unfree God from: Cartledge, Tony. “Why Can’t the Prosperity Gospel Work?” Baptist Today News Journal. August 20, 2013. Available at: http://www.baptiststoday.org/cartledge-blog/2013/8/20/why-cant-the-prosperity-gospel-work.html).
Satan is Not Who You Think He is
(1) Ghost Riders in the Sky. Stan Jones. 1948. Lyrics available at: http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/johnny_cash/ghost_riders_in_the_sky.html
(2) Yahoo Answers. “ Where is Lucifer/Satan mentioned in the Bible?” available at: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090407065328AAFiH2x.
(3) Pagels, Elaine. The Origin of Satan. Random House: New York, 1995. This book has a compelling argument about the uses of the idea of “Satan” in early Christianity.
(4) Henson, David, “The Making of An Adversary: Satan and Christianity’s Unspoken Heresy.” Provoketive Magazine, 30 April 2012. available at: http://provoketive.com/2012/04/30/the-making-of-an-adversary-satan-and-christianitys-unspoken-heresy/#sthash.5hkqq3fj.dpuf
(6) Segal, Alan F. Life After Death: A History of the Afterlife in the Western World. Doubleday: New York, 2004.