“Before Constantine, your stewardship might have meant giving your life; after Constantine, your stewardship consisted of paying your taxes.” (Professor Jaroslav Pelikan)
“Stewardship of Money in the Early Church: A Close Reading of Who is the Rich Man that Shall be Saved? by Clement of Alexandria” is the full title of this remarkable and brief study by one of the greatest christian scholars of our time, who eventually entered the Orthodox Church and served on the board of trustees of St. Vladimir’s Seminary with distinction. For many years he was the Sterling Professor of History at Yale University and the author of more than thirty books.
The PDF version: Stewardship of Money in the Early Church