She addresses the spiritual aspect of the topic “Money and Interest” and explains how many philosophers and religious leaders such as Moses, Aristotle, Jesus, Mohammed, Luther, Zwingli and Gandhi tried to avoide social injustice caused by the continuous gaining of interest. All of them gave remarks or even prohibition of interest payments.
For instance the usury was forbidden in Christianity by threat of excommunication, and in Muslim countries there is a ban on interest, Jews were allowed to take interest only from people of other faiths – the Old Testament conveyed that interest in the long run destroys every social organism. “Woe be to him who sells money at interest, for he sells what Does Not Exist”. They all knew well the cause of the problem, but it lacked a replacement for the circulation of money securing function of the interest.