This nuances of the Greek language are important. When we read 2 Thessalonians 3 to be speaking of “idleness,” as in “not-working,” it makes space for poor Christian euphemisms such as, “God helps those who help themselves.” That’s not what the text is saying. A deeper reading is necessary for a faithful understanding.
Consumerism is not the rejection of spirituality for materialism. For many people, consumerism is a type of spirituality – if offers purpose, meaning, and identity.