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Reaching for heaven on earth : the theological meaning of economics

Author: Robert H Nelson
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Littlefield Adams Quality Paperbacks, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This critically acclaimed book concludes that economics is a modern theology, offering its own brand of human salvation through the elimination of scarcity. "An in-depth study of the history of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nelson, Robert H. (Robert Henry), 1944-
Reaching for heaven on earth.
Lanham, MD : Littlefield Adams Quality Paperbacks, ©1993
(OCoLC)891917754
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Nelson
ISBN: 0822630249 9780822630241
OCLC Number: 27431374
Description: xxvii, 378 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The message of modern economic theology --
The early Roman tradition --
The early Protestant tradition --
The Roman church of Newton --
The Protestant church of Darwin --
The progressive gospel of efficiency --
The message of economic progressivism --
Toward a theology of economic pluralism --
The right of free secession.
Responsibility: Robert H. Nelson.

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