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Scripture’s ‘root of all evil’: money

THE MICHAEL Ramirez cartoon of Dec. 29 depicts a character designated as the personification of evil animated by various supposed roots labeled as “pop culture,” “dissolution of the family,” etc.

Pointedly missing is any mention of the love of money, as declaimed in 1 Timothy 6:10, “For the love of money is the root of all evil.” Without this well known yet seldom heeded biblical verse, the cartoon has no cultural reference.

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