How American Life Is Impacted By The Prosperity Gospel: Throughline: NPR

In the New Testament, Jesus said that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God. In America today, many Christians believe in something radically different. In what is called the prosperity gospel, wealth is a sign of virtue and favor from God. The effects of this belief can be seen throughout American life, from business to politics to social policy.

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