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The problem of wealth : a Christian response to a culture of affluence / Elizabeth L. Hinson-Hasty.

Author/Creator:
Hinson-Hasty, Elizabeth L., author.
Publication:
Maryknoll, New York : Orbis Books, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Subjects:
Catholic Church -- Doctrines.
Catholic Church.
Wealth -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Poverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Economics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Theology, Doctrinal.
Contents:
The problem is wealth, not poverty
Introducing the problem of wealth
The centrality of economics in Christian theology
Economism and the ethic of scarcity
When, why, and how? The boundary between economics and theology
The current dominant forms of wealth creation and the ethic of scarcity
Digging for roots to nourish an ethic of enough
Social trinity, love, and the ethic of enough
Extensive roots: ecocentric and theocentric visions of economy from a wider variety of the world's great faith traditions
Increasing the theological and moral imagination of the U.S. middle class
Real people embodying different values
Parables for sharing
Concluding observations and a call to action.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Hinson-Hasty, Elizabeth L., author. Problem of wealth
ISBN:
9781626982383
1626982384
OCLC:
988027671