If your purpose in life is to glorify God, why become an economist? Christian economist Arthur Brooks answered this question at a November Faith Angle Forum.

Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, was a french horn player, living in Barcelona, during a "soul searching" time of his life when he heard a J.S. Bach quote that influenced him.

 

After being asked, "why do you write music?" Bach answered, "The aim and final end of all music is nothing less than the glorification of God and the enjoyment of man."

That quote, and reflecting on his purpose in life, led Brooks, a Catholic, to leave music and begin a career in economics.


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Posted by Latoya Sylvestre Monday, January 4, 2016 1:36:00 PM

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