What Would God Say About Goldman?
Three religious leaders on the going rate for doing "God's work."
That was the day The Sunday Times ran its infamous profile on Lloyd Blankfein during which the Goldman CEO said he was just a banker doing "God's work."
As it turned out, a lot of people disagreed with Blankfein's assessment. To quell the outrage, Lucas van Praag, the bank's spokesman, said that the statement was "an obviously ironic, throwaway response."
But with the holidays upon us, it's almost impossible not to be reminded of Lloyd's religious faux-pas and wonder: Do bankers really do God's work? Are Goldman's larger-than-life bonuses ethical? What do religious leaders have to think about Blankfein?
Join Minyanville's Josh Lipton as he poses these questions and more to three men of the cloth.
Click below to watch the video.
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