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The Relationship of Spirituality to National Prosperity
TitleThe Relationship of Spirituality to National Prosperity
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1952
AuthorsBerrett, William E.
MagazineImprovement Era
Volume55
Issue Number3
Pagination160-161, 176-178
Date PublishedMarch 1952
KeywordsDecalogue; Economics; Pride Cycle; Prosperity; Ten Commandments; Wealth
Abstract

The Book of Mormon makes it clear that the economic welfare of any nation is inevitably linked with the level of spirituality among the people. Nations become prosperous when their spiritual level remains high or they sink into social decay with continual disregard for the word of God.