Mormons and provident living

Aug 10, 2012
The Church of Latter-Day Saints shares many of the same principals as other faiths -- such as help others -- but there is a particular emphasis on self-reliance, or 'provident living,' for Mormons.
Outside of the historic Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Islam and money

Aug 3, 2012
The first in our series about money and religion, we look at how Muslims view and deal with money. Learn more about Islamic law regarding debt, investments and tithing.
Indonesian mosque officials count donations for the upkeep of the Jami Roudhotul Falah mosque following Friday prayers in central Jakarta. Apart from the voluntary donations, Muslims practice "zakat,: where a percentage of their annual savings are set aside for alms or charity for poor people during the period of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.
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