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Biblical economic ethics : sacred scripture's teachings on economic life

Author: Albino Barrera
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013.
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<Span><span><span>Written in non-technical language accessible to non-specialist readers, this book is a theological synthesis of the findings of scripture scholars and ethicists on what the Bible teaches about economic life. It proposes a biblical theology of economic life that examines what the individual sections of Sacred Scripture say about proper economic conduct and how these teachings fit  Read more...
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Barrera, Albino.
Biblical economic ethics
(DLC) 2013016951
(OCoLC)842111844
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albino Barrera
ISBN: 9780739182307 0739182307
OCLC Number: 857769563
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface Chapter 1: Methodological Issues: Using Sacred Scripture in Economic Ethics Part I. Old Testament Chapter 2: Socioeconomic Conditions: Biblical Israel Chapter 3: Covenant and Law Chapter 4: Prophets Chapter 5: Wisdom Literature Part II. New Testament Chapter 6: Socioeconomic Conditions: First-Century Palestine Chapter 7: Mark Chapter 8: Matthew Chapter 9: Luke-Acts Chapter 10: Pauline Letters and James Part III. Toward a Biblical Theology of Economic Life Chapter 11: A Divine Order of Conditional Prosperity Chapter 12: Gift of Divine Friendship: Imitatio Dei Chapter 13: Gift of One Another: Mutual Solicitude and Care for the Poor Chapter 14: Gift of the Earth: Stewardship Chapter 15: Summary and Conclusions: Economic Life as Participation in God's Providence
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<Span><span><span>Written in non-technical language accessible to non-specialist readers, this book is a theological synthesis of the findings of scripture scholars and ethicists on what the Bible teaches about economic life. It proposes a biblical theology of economic life that examines what the individual sections of Sacred Scripture say about proper economic conduct and how these teachings fit within the larger theology and ethics of the biblical books in which they are found.</span></span></span>

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