Bulls, Bears & Golden Calves - Thinking Christianly about Economics

Description:
Writing from a Christian ethical perspective, Stapleford insightfully shows how ethics are inextricably intertwined with economic life and analysis. He interacts with seven standard introductory economics texts, exploring the moral challenges embedded in various macro-, micro- and international economic theories and outlining a faithful response to them. Among the important ethical issues addressed are: possibilities and perils of economic growth, the role of government in the economy, the growth of work and loss of leisure, lending and borrowing, poverty and distributive justice, environmental stewardship, business and social responsibility, legalized gambling, the pornography industry, debt relief for less developed countries, the economics of immigration, and population control. 
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Publication Date:
2002
Author:
John E Stapleford
Order Information:
224 pages, ISBN 978-0830826803
Publisher Info:
Intervarsity Press
P.O. Box 1400
Downers Grove, IL 60515 USA
Url: http://www.gospelcom.net/ivpress/
Email: mail@ivpress.com
Telephone: 630-734-4000
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Language:
English
Resource Type:
Books & Booklets
Resource Objective:
Instruction: Teaching Tools; Professional Development / Training
Level:
Grade 11-Lifelong
Audience:
Teacher / Faculty, Student / Learner
Religious Origin:
Non-Adventist Christian