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Interrupting capitalism. Catholic social thought and the economy.

Interrupting capitalism. Catholic social thought and the economy.

Author: Matthew A Shadle
Publisher: Kettering : Oxford University Press 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In the decade since the financial crisis of 2008, governments around the world have struggled to develop strategies to stabilize precarious markets, encourage growth, and combat mounting wealth inequality. In the United States, the recovery from that crisis has exacerbated the fears of the working and middle classes and pitted those classes against the wealthy. Although we participate every day in economic life as  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew A Shadle
ISBN: 9780190660130 0190660139
OCLC Number: 1057667971
Description: 392 pages
Contents: AcknowledgementsChapter One: Interrupting CapitalismChapter Two: Three Theses for a Catholic Vision of Economic LifeChapter Three: Reconstructing Europe's EconomyChapter Four: Social Catholicism and Christian DemocracyChapter Five: Modern Catholic Social Thought: Maritain and ChenuChapter Six: The Aggiornamento FrameworkChapter Seven: The Aggiornamento Framework's Economic VisionChapter Eight: Liberation Theology in Latin AmericaChapter Nine: Liberation Theology and Social AnalysisChapter Ten: American Social Catholicism and the U.S. Economy Chapter Eleven: Progressive Catholicism in the United StatesChapter Twelve: Neoconservative Catholicism in the United StatesChapter Thirteen: The Early Teaching of John Paul IIChapter Fourteen: John Paul II's Centesimus AnnusChapter Fifteen: Globalization and Benedict XVI's Caritas in VeritateChapter Sixteen: Catholic Social Thought in an Age of AusterityConclusion: Pope Francis Bibliography
Responsibility: Matthew A. Shadle.


Interrupting Capitalism traces the history of Catholic thinking about economic life from the perspective of a "theology of interruption." The church's social teaching provides a way for Christians to  Read more...


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