mammon mammon

Definition(s):

  1. (n) wealth regarded as an evil influence
  2. (n) (New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit

Usage(s):

  • The Worldwide Church and financial accountability Jesus said: You cannot serve both God and mammon.

News

  • 20th TV Acquires Norwegian Series ‘Mammon’ For Chernin Entertainment To Remake

    Norwegian broadcaster NRK has made its first U.S. sale of a scripted format with thriller series Mammon . 20th Century Fox Television has acquired the format through independent distributor DRG. Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope will executive produce a U.S. adaptation for Chernin Entertainment . The deal was also brokered by UTA. Mammon – the title refers to a New Testament term that’s used to ...
    on October 17, 2013     Source: Deadline Hollywood

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Quotes

  1. "You know what they say about the Rhinestone Cowboy, 'There's been a load of compromising on the road to my horizon,'" Robertson told the New York Times. "The Bible says you can't serve God and Mammon."
    on May 21, 2005 By: Pat Robertson Source: Online Athens

  2. Thomas Aquinas described metaphorically the sin of avarice as "Mammon carried up from hell by a wolf, coming to inflame the human heart with greed." "Rethink you well, O ye rich, for affliction shall smite you."
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: St Thomas Aquinas Source: CounterCurrents.org

  3. "Politics is for politicians whereas culture is for our traditional institutions," Chamisa said. "Mixing the two is like serving God and mammon, which is virtually impossible."
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Nelson Chamisa Source: ZimDaily

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