Calculated Futures: Theology, Ethics, and Economics

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D. Stephen Long, Nancy Ruth Fox

Year 2007
Pages 195
Publisher Baylor University Press
Language en
ISBN 9781602580145
File Size 1.72 MB
File Format PDF
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Calculated Futures examines the ethical and theological underpinnings of the free-market economy, investigating not only the morality of corporations and exchange rates, but also how the politics of economics shape people as moral agents. It does this less by insisting on the unfavorable effects of capitalism, and more by drawing on theological virtues, Christian doctrines, and liturgical practices to discover what they might show us about economic exchanges. Calculated Futures seeks a way forward by engaging economics as a social scientific discipline without subordinating theology to it. QR Code Online