Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, responds to the financial crisis in the Spectator:

Karl MarxMarx long ago observed the way in which unbridled capitalism became a kind of mythology, ascribing reality, power and agency to things that had no life in themselves; he was right about that, if about little else. And ascribing independent reality to what you have in fact made yourself is a perfect definition of what the Jewish and Christian Scriptures call idolatry.

Read the rest of “Face it: Marx was partly right about capitalism” here.