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On Moral Business: Classical and Contemporary Resources for Ethics in Economic Life

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Overview

This broad-ranging reader collects key biblical, classical, cross-cultural, and contemporary texts on how faith, especially Christianity, has shaped economic life in the past and how it can continue to do so in our emerging global civilization. The readings assembled here -- drawn from historical, theological, and social-theory resources -- provide a massive array of materials unprecedented in a single volume. Drawing from sources as diverse as the Bible, the great philosophers, and today's ethically committed business leaders, On Moral Business is ideal for helping tomorrow's leaders understand better how to put our economic life on a sure moral foundation.

Details

  • SKU: 9780802806260
  • SKU10: 0802806260
  • Title: On Moral Business: Classical and Contemporary Resources for Ethics in Economic Life
  • Qty Remaining Online: 2
  • Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Date Published: Sep 1995
  • Pages: 991
  • Weight lbs: 3.93
  • Dimensions: 9.98" L x 7.54" W x 2.03" H
  • Themes: Theometrics | Academic;
  • Category: PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS
  • Subject: Christian Life - Professional Growth

Review

"A great stimulus, and a true asset, for anyone willing to wrestle with these issues. All professionals wanting to advance the cause of justice in the marketplace ought to have the tome in their possession as a resource material…. A substantive and notable work." — Bulletin of the Association of Christian Economists

"Very readable and clearly structured…. A valuable source of information with an intelligent interpretative guide." — Choice

"Immense anthology of over 150 valuable selections compiled by a team of Christian scholars under the title of On Moral Business. The editors have compiled a storehouse of useful resources for professional businesspeople and clergy. This volume will also be useful to students in business schools and seminaries, either as a textbook or as a reference book." — Christianity Today

"This book offers many of the texts we need in order to deepen our understanding of these important questions." — Public Justice Report

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