Eating and Drinking Compass

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Fortress Press #ad - Her work includes specific analysis of how food figures in our present cultural and global context, how it has been understood in Christian history and theology, and how it might creatively feed our spiritual lives today. Today, weight control and obesity, phenomena of anorexia and bulimia, and world hunger call us to revisit this rich source of religious reflection.

Eating and Drinking Compass #ad - Elizabeth groppe's work is neither sentimental nor oppressive but instead an affirmation that our eating practices shape who we are as persons and our relationships with each other and God. Whether fasting or feasting, whether in formal liturgy or around the family table, the practices of eating and drinking have for millennia been seen as religiously significant and even a means of participating in God s own being.

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Working Compass:Christian Exploration of Daily Living Compass: Christian Explorations of Daily Living

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Fortress Press #ad - We spend most of our waking hours doing it but rarely consider its theological meanings or implications. Ray suggests that for the triune God as for humans everywhere, working is an everyday practice fraught with both peril and promise. Working responds to this need with imagination and courage, accessible, providing an informative, and theologically compelling exploration of what is arguably the defining activity of our time.

Is work a punishment or curse, whose work on christology and ethics has emphasized the surprising breadth and elasticity of the Christian past, an avenue to human flourishing or something else? Is there a distinctively Christian approach to working? Darby Ray, lifts up key insights from Christian scripture and tradition and considers their implications for today's complex, globalized world of work.

Working Compass:Christian Exploration of Daily Living Compass: Christian Explorations of Daily Living #ad - As an essential yet often dehumanizing dimension of human experience, work stands in continual need of serious Christian consideration. Working.

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Shopping: Christian Explorations of Daily Living Compass Compass: Christian Explorations of Daily Living

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Fortress Press #ad - Br>shopping focuses on the practice of shopping and its relationship to Christian spirituality and asks: How do Christian justice and solidarity play a role in how we value and spend our money? Can shopping be a Christian act? Can it be a sinful one? Used book in Good Condition. What could be more mundane or less religious than shopping? Yet shopping asks us to choose our values and weigh the good in everyday terms.

Shopping: Christian Explorations of Daily Living Compass Compass: Christian Explorations of Daily Living #ad - . It also brings us instantly in contact with the myriad relationships and labor of people all over the world who have grown, harvested, clothes, or crafted the food, and other items with which we sustain and adorn our lives. Michelle gonzalez, whose work on spirituality has lifted up the life practices of Latina women, explores the rich material on economic activity and relationships in the Christian tradition and the larger pertinence of our actions in an era of globalized economic interconnection.

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Glass Ceilings and Dirt Floors: Women, Work, and the Global Economy

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Paulist Press #ad - Drawing on catholic social thought, social science, as their overriding aim, Christine Firer Hinze builds on data concerning women s market and household work to argue that twenty-first-century economies must pursue, and gender studies, sustainable sufficiency for every household and for the world house.

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Is the Market Moral?: A Dialogue on Religion, Economics and Justice Pew Forum Dialogue Series on Religion and Public Life

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Brookings Institution Press #ad - He writes that "our quarrel is not so much with Adam Smith or Milton Friedman but with the Providence that so clearly designed man to be his most prosperous at his most free. This book grapples with the new imperatives of a global economy while working in the classic tradition of political economy which always treated seriously the questions of morality, productivity, justice, and freedom.

In the great tradition of moral argument about the nature of the economic market, individual achievement and personal rights in the workplace, Rebecca Blank and William McGurn join to debate the fundamental questions—equality and efficiency, productivity and social justice, and the costs and benefits of corporate and entrepreneurial capitalism.

Is the Market Moral?: A Dialogue on Religion, Economics and Justice Pew Forum Dialogue Series on Religion and Public Life #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. William mcgurn, a journalist and a Roman Catholic, uses his expertise in economics to reflect on the teachings of the church concerning the morality of the market. Rebecca blank is an economist by training and describes herself as "culturally Protestant in the habits of mind and heart.

She has also chaired the committee that wrote the statement on Christian faith and economic life adopted by the United Church of Christ. Their arguments are grounded in both economic sophistication and religious commitment. Addressing market failure, for her, requires that sometimes "freedom to choose" give way to other human values.

For mcgurn, humans reach their fullest potential when they are free from the constraints of others.

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Christian Economic Ethics

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Fortress Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. 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.

Used book in Good Condition. 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 volume's basic question.

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Adam's Fallacy: A Guide to Economic Theology

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Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press #ad - This book could be called “The Intelligent Person’s Guide to Economics. Like robert heilbroner’s the worldly philosophers, it attempts to explain the core ideas of the great economists, beginning with Adam Smith and ending with Joseph Schumpeter. Used book in Good Condition. In between are chapters on thomas malthus, Karl Marx, David Ricardo, the marginalists, Friedrich Hayek, John Maynard Keynes, and Thorstein Veblen.

It will engage the reader’s thoughts and feelings on the deepest level. Belknap Press. Yet the market does not address the problem of distribution―that is, how is the gain in wealth to be divided among the classes and members of society? Nor does it address such problems as the long-run well-being of the planet.

Adam’s fallacy is beautifully written and contains interesting observations and insights on almost every page. Used book in Good Condition. Adam’s fallacy is the attempt to separate the economic sphere of life, from the rest of social life, in which the pursuit of self-interest is led by the invisible hand of the market to a socially beneficial outcome, in which the pursuit of self-interest is morally problematic and has to be weighed against other ends.

Adam's Fallacy: A Guide to Economic Theology #ad - Smith and his successors argued that the market and the division of labor that is fostered by it result in tremendous gains in productivity, which lead to a higher standard of living. The title expresses duncan foley’s belief that economics at its most abstract and interesting level is a speculative philosophical discourse, not a deductive or inductive science.

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What's the Economy For, Anyway?

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Bloomsbury Press #ad - Belknap Press. Used book in Good Condition. In this funny, activists john de graaf coauthor of the bestselling Affluenza and David Batker tackle thirteen economic issues, readable, and thought-provoking book, challenging the reader to consider the goal of our economy. Used book in Good Condition. Emphasizing powerful american ideals, pragmatism, including teamwork, and equality, de Graaf and Batker set forth a simple goal for any economic system: the greatest good for the greatest number over the longest run.

Drawing from history and current enterprises, they show how the good life is achieved when people and markets work together with an active government to create a more perfect economy-one that works for everyone. Used book in Good Condition.

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