In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Mammónye cannot serve God and mammon — no podéis servir a Dios y al Dinero
- Christmas these days is dominated by mammon — hoy día las Navidades están regidas por el dios del consumo
- The business of a journalist is to destroy truth, to lie outright, to pervert, to vilify, fall at the feet of Mammon, and sell himself for daily bread.
- It was this fusion of materialism and altruism, Mammon and God, which allowed improvement to become the leitmotiv of Georgian Britain.
- We need to be sure that our own leaders are not ruled by Mammon.
- Even so, it was a pertinent reminder that when push comes to shove, we will still turn to God over Mammon.
- If there is an idol behind the idols of corporate globalization, it is Mammon.
- In a sense, serving Mammon means one is greedy.
- This is a world where God has given way to Mammon.
- In backing the demolition plan, he has shown he is committed to the worship of Mammon.
- York Castle must not be sacrificed to Mammon having survived fire, floods and Civil War, according to Sir Bernard Ingham.
- Many Protestant denominations, with their sectarian origins, view society as inherently sinful, serving Mammon rather than God.
- For some, Mammon has competed effectively against Hippocrates as a figure to guide action.
- But libertinism itself is as distinct from libertarianism as worship of Mammon is distinct from conservatism.
- But the producers of Jazz, it must be said, have carried out a highly successful flirtation with Mammon.
- And chiefly, it says we actually are probably devotees of Mammon rather than the God of the poor and the debtor.
- He admits he lived life to the full in the rock and roll industry before finding God, and is unabashed about using Mammon to reach heaven.
- They adopt proposals that offer a better way of living with both God and Mammon.
- In an apparent swing toward Mammon, yet another church is turning its house of worship into a residential development for profit.
- Now it is becoming a festival of Mammon, much to the chagrin of the religious.
- He may be spending too much time in search of Mammon.
- The new building rounds off the composition of the square, its entrance placed directly on axis with the church entrance; God and Mammon in momentary equilibrium.
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