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Calculated futures : theology, ethics, and economics

Author: D Stephen Long; Nancy Ruth Fox; Tripp York
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Stephen Long; Nancy Ruth Fox; Tripp York
ISBN: 9781602580145 1602580146
OCLC Number: 153772979
Description: vi, 233 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The logic of the market : an investigation of first principles --
Prophets and profits : economics and theology in conflict? --
The facts about values --
What makes theology "political"? : come let us reason together --
The theology of economics : Adam Smith as "church" father --
The corporation and everyday economic life : a traditioned theological inquiry --
Corporations and the ends we serve --
Usury : avarice as a capital vice --
A Catholic Church and global market : the tale of two corporations --
Offering our gifts : the politics of remembrance.
Responsibility: D. Stephen Long, Nancy Ruth Fox ; with Tripp York.
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