Jesus, son of Mary, was a poor man overflowing with riches.
The Gospels, in Matthew, Mark and Luke, report Jesus being asked by a rich man what actions lead to eternal life.
Follow the commandments Jesus said.
The rich man said he did: what else?
Sell all your possessions and follow me Jesus said.
The rich man was distraught, the disciples confused.
Jesus continued: How hard it is for the rich to enter the Kingdom of God / Indeed, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of God.
The disciples asked: Who can be saved?
What is impossible with man is possible with God said Jesus.
Jews, Catholics, Muslims and Protestants agree; Jesus was a teacher of being rich in things other than worldly riches: someone poor in materialism, yet rich in material.
Citizens gathered in a US House according to numbers would represent our beliefs ~ the beliefs of We the People, poor and otherwise.
*Next Up: Wednesday 12 July and a 2020: The Four Orders of Reality in a Baudrillardian Nativity.
Posted by Bryan W. Brickner