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Promoting the common good : bringing economics and theology together again

Author: Kamran Mofid; Marcus Braybrooke
Publisher: London : Shepheard-Walwyn, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book an economist and theologian adopt the traditional approach of discussing the nature of economics and globalisation in a moral and spiritual context, and debate fundamental issues such as: equity and efficiency, production and consumption, economic and spiritual well-being and happiness, economic growth and social justice, free trade and fair trade, and profit maximisation and sustainability. They do so  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamran Mofid; Marcus Braybrooke
ISBN: 0856832316 9780856832314
OCLC Number: 61477421
Description: xiv, 127 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Richard Harries --
Ch. 1. Globalisation for the common good / Kamran Mofid --
Ch. 2. How it all began / Kamran Mofid --
Ch. 3. A map of my interfaith journey / Marcus Braybrooke --
Ch. 4. The roots of economics --
and why it has gone so wrong / Kamran Mofid --
Ch. 5. Bringing economics and theology together again / Marcus Braybrooke --
Ch. 6. Ideals into practice : reuniting economics and theology / Kamran Mofid --
Ch. 7. Summing up / Marcus Braybrooke --
Ch. 8. The way forward / Kamran Mofid --
Epilogue / Mohinder Singh.
Responsibility: Kamran Mofid and Marcus Braybrooke.

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Braybrooke and Mofid call for the evolution of a global ethic that respects cultural diversity, the environment and economic reality. In a clear, engaging style the authors show how economic issues  Read more...

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