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Business and religion : a clash of civilizations?

Business and religion : a clash of civilizations?

Author: Nicholas Capaldi
Publisher: Salem, MA : M & M Scrivener, ©2005.
Series: Conflicts and trends in business ethics.
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Since the late 1960s American culture has been involved in a struggle to articulate an effective business ethics. This title inaugurates a dialogue on the common elements of all three Abrahamic  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Business and religion.
Salem, MA : M & M Scrivener, ©2005
(DLC) 90171341
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Capaldi
ISBN: 0980209404 9780980209402 1423734068 9781423734062
OCLC Number: 191935453
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 442 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Can Commerce Inspire? --
The Virtues of a Commercial Republic --
Ships Passing in the Night: The Conceptual Disconnects Between American Christianity and Capitalism --
Disconnected at the Roots: How Gaps in the Catholic Social Doctrine Impede Dialog and Action on Economic Justice --
The Market's Benevolent Tendencies --
The Jews and Capitalism: A Love-Hate Relationship --
Doing Secular Theology: Business Ethics in Economic and Environmental Religion Why Is There a Conflict Between Business and Religion? A Historical PerspectiveThe Metaphysical Foundations of the Ethics of Commerce --
The Deuteronomic Double Standard: Human Nature and the Nature of Markets --
What Does America Owe to Florence? --
Property in Roman Religion and Early Christian Fathers --
Perestroika in Christendom: The Scholastics Develop a Commerce-Friendly Moral Code --
The Concern of the Church and the Unconcern of the Free Market --
The Conflict Between Business and Religion: Where Does It Come From? --
Capitalism Beyond the End of History An Explanation for Jewish Business SuccessThe Virtue of Commerce in the Catholic Tradition --
Islam, Commerce, and Business Ethics --
Can Theology Help Us in Applied Ethics? --
The Sources and Spiritual Basis of Catholic Business Ethics --
Calling, Character, Community: Spirituality for Business People --
Mankind Was My Business: An Examination of a Christian Business Ethic and Its Application to Various Ethical Challenges Corporate Corruption: How the Theories of Reinhold Niebuhr and the Ethical Practices of Joseph Badaracco May Help Understand and Limit Corporate CorruptionCorporate Social Responsibility: A Traditional Catholic Perspective --
Natural Law and the Fiduciary Duties of Business Managers --
The Common Good of the Firm as the Fiduciary Duty of the Manager --
Subsidiarity as a Business Model --
The Hindu Executive and His Dharma --
Spirituality and Entrepreneurship --
Business, Religious Spirituality and the East European Experience American Free Enterprise as an Enterprise in Freedom AbroadIslam and Capitalism: A Non- Rodinsonian Approach --
The Role of Hinduism in Global India and Her Business Ethics --
The African Traditional Religion's Business Ethics: A Paradigm for Spirituality in the Global Business Ethical Standard --
Faith-Correlated Responses to Rural Assistance in a Globalizing Brazil --
The Worldly Failures of Liberation Theology --
Globalization: Insights from Catholic Social Teaching --
The Archbishop of Canterbury: On the Facts and Values of Religion and Globalization --
Series Title: Conflicts and trends in business ethics.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Capaldi.


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"Business and religion have existed side-by-side for millennia. As these essays demonstrate, the co-existence has not always been harmonious. Yet this book also suggests that the two, understood Read more...

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