Christian Economic Ethics: History and Implications
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Christian Economic Ethics: History and Implications  -     By: Daniel K. Finn

Christian Economic Ethics: History and Implications

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* An outstanding survey highlighting 2,000 years of Christian views on economic justice. From biblical times and the early church to the Protestant Reformation and 21st-century congregrations, Finn develops a contemporary ethics of economics based on Catholic and Protestant social thought. His comprehensive compendium is a solid introduction to this important topic. 420 pages, softcover from Fortress.

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Title: Christian Economic Ethics: History and Implications
By: Daniel K. Finn
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 420
Vendor: Fortress Press
Weight: 1 pound 8 ounces
ISBN: 0800699610
ISBN-13: 9780800699611
Stock No: WW699611

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What does the history of Christian views of economic life mean for economic life in the twenty-first century? Here Daniel Finn reviews the insights provided by a large number of texts, from the Bible and the early church, to the Middle Ages and the Protestant Reformation, to treatments of the subject in the last century. Relying on both social science and theology, Finn then turns to the implications of this history for economic life today. Throughout, the book invites the reader to engage the sources and to develop an answer to the volumes basic question.

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Daniel K. Finn is the William and Virginia Clemens Professor of Economics and the Liberal Arts and professor of theology at Saint John's University and the College of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota. He is a past president of the Society of Christian Ethics, the Association for Social Economics, and the Catholic Theological Society of America. He is the author or editor of a number of books, including The Moral Ecology of Markets (2006), The True Wealth of Nations (2010), and The Moral Dynamics of Economic Life (2012).

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