The Blaze alerts us to an impending Bloomberg Businessweek magazine cover that is sure to arouse interest in some quarters. Depicting Jesus blessing two Mormons with the directive to own stock in Burger King, among other very worldly concerns, the attached story, entitled "Latter-day Lucre: How the Mormon Church Makes Its Billions," denies that Mormons uphold a distinction between the spiritual and temporal realm.Update, July 16: The predicted controversy has arrived. LDS church spokesman Michael Purdy told reporters that the magazine cover is "in such poor taste it is difficult to even find the words to comment on it," and described the accompanying article as "narrow" and "incomplete."
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