The Oxford Handbook of Christianity and Economics (Oxford Handbooks)

The Oxford Handbook of Christianity and Economics (Oxford Handbooks)

By: Paul Oslington (author)Hardback

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Many important contemporary debates cross economics and religion, in turn raising questions about the relationship between the two fields. This book, edited by a leader in the new interdisciplinary field of economics and religion and with contributions by experts on different aspects of the relationship between economics and Christianity, maps the current state of scholarship and points to new directions for the field. It covers the history of the relationship between economics and Christianity, economic thinking in the main Christian traditions, and the role of religion in economic development, as well as new work on the economics of religious behavior and religious markets and topics of debate between economists and theologians. It is essential reading for economists concerned with the foundations of their discipline, historians, moral philosophers, theologians seeking to engage with economics, and public policy researchers and practitioners.

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Professor of Economics, Australian Catholic University


List of Contributors ; Introduction ; Paul Oslington ; Part A: Historical Relationships between Economics and Christian Theology ; 1. Economics in the Christian Scriptures, M. Douglas Meeks ; 2. Economics in the Church Fathers, Hennie Stander ; 3. Voluntary Exchange and Coercion in Scholastic Economics, Odd Langholm ; 4. Economics and Theology in Italy since the 18th Century, Luigino Bruni and Stefano Zamagni ; 5. From the Foundation of Liberal Political Economy to its Critique: Theology and Economics in France in the 18th and 19th Centuries, Gilbert Faccarello ; 6. Theology and the Rise of Political Economy in Britain in the 18th and 19th Centuries, A.M.C. Waterman ; 7. Economics and Theology in Europe from the 19th Century: From Early 19th Century's Christian Political Economy to Modern Catholic Social Doctrine, Pedro Teixeira and Antonio Almodovar ; 8. Economics and Theology after the Separation, Ross B. Emmett ; Part B: Contemporary Theological Economics ; 9. Roman Catholic Economics, Andrew Yuengert ; 10. Anglicanism, Kim Hawtrey ; 11. Eastern Orthodoxy's Theology of Economics, Daniel P. Payne ; 12. Reformed Christian Economics, Bob Goudzwaard and Roel Jongeneel ; 13. Theonomy, Edd Noell ; 14. Anabaptist Approaches to Economics, Jim Halteman ; 15. Pentecostal Approaches to Economics, Shane Clifton ; 16. Interface and Integration in Christian Economics, J. David Richardson ; Part C: Christianity, Capitalism and Development ; 17. Weber, Theology, and Economics, Max L. Stackhouse ; 18. Economic Religion and Environmental Religion, Robert H. Nelson ; 19. Christianity and the Prospects for Development in the Global South, Peter S. Heslam ; 20. Faith, Religion, and International Development, Katherine Marshall ; 21. Christianity and the Global Economic Order, Paul S. Williams ; Part D: Economic Analysis of Religion ; 22. Economic Models of Churches, Robert Mochrie ; 23. The Economics of Religious Schism and Switching, T. Randolph Beard, Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., George S. Ford, and Robert D. Tollison ; 24. Spiritual Capital, Theodore Roosevelt Malloch ; 25. Religious Labour Markets, Ian Smith ; 26. Regulation of Religious Markets, Charles M. North ; 27. Behavioral Economics of Religion, Jonathan H.W. Tan ; Part E: Interdisciplinary Exchanges ; 28. Economic Justice, Albino Barrera ; 29. Happiness, Ben Cooper ; 30. Usury, Ian Harper and Lachlan Smirl ; 31. Human Nature, Identity, and Motivation, Gordon Menzies and Donald Hay ; 32. Gender, Carrie A. Miles ; 33. Poverty, Craig M. Gay

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780199729715
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 656
  • ID: 9780199729715
  • weight: 1198
  • ISBN10: 0199729719

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