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Finance and Faith Examined in CNN Special

godtrust_12-18.jpgYour $$$$$ meets Your ✝✝✝✝✝ tonight as CNN airs “In God We Trust: Faith & Money in America” at 8pmET.

Christine Romans, CNN business correspondent, anchors the special, which “will explore the intersection of how our religious values govern the way we spend our money.” Romans will interview Lakewood, TX Church pastor Joel Osteen and authors Deepak Chopra and Mitch Albom.

Press release after the jump.

CNN Special “In God We Trust: Faith & Money in America” Examines Link Between Religion and Money in American Life

In a country that has one of the most diverse religious cultures in the world, CNN will examine Americans’ close ties between money and faith. Anchored by CNN business correspondent and host of Your $$$$$ Christine Romans, “In God We Trust: Faith & Money in America,” airing on Saturday, December 19th at 8pm ET (re-airing 11pm and 2am ET), will explore the intersection of how our religious values govern the way we spend our money. The special will feature one-on-one interviews with senior pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, TX Joel Osteen and best-selling authors

In addition, the one-hour report will look at the nation’s religious affiliations, the mega-church boom and the separation (and some say the lack thereof) of church and state when it comes to money from religious lobbying firms. The special will also profile three families — one Christian, one Jewish, one Muslim — to see how they are adjusting to this economic climate while staying true to their religious beliefs.

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