Debt Relief

  • History Shows Debt Relief is All-American

    by Chloe Thurston and Emily Zackin

    Throughout American history state legislatures have passed debt relief over the objections of creditors and the courts, responding to the economic needs of the citizenry and defying the idea that indebtedness was a personal failing. 

  • Is There a Biblical Solution to the Modern Problem of Debt?

    by Eva von Dassow

    Many are inspired by Old Testament rules for debt jubilees, but, while the practice has a historical basis, that history shows debt forgiveness was part of an unequal society in which forgiving old debts simply enabled the masses to take on new ones.