God And Mammon: The Saga Of American Money

September 29, 2020|
God And Mammon: The Saga Of American Money by Lance Morrow
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This book is about the partnership of God and Mammon in the New World--- about how Americans have made money and lost money, and about how they have thought about that obsessive and peculiarly American subject. Money is the basic American thing, the life''s blood of the country. God and Mamon shows how the dynamics of money in its many dimensions (material, spiritual, cultural, psychological) worked to make America what it is. It traces the grand American binaries of Success and Failure to their theological origins in Calvinism''s anxieties about Salvation and Damnation.
Lance Morrow is an American essayist whose op ed articles appear regularly in the Wall Street Journal. He is the Henry Grunwald Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington. His essays and book reviews also appear in City Journal, The New York Times and other publications. For many years he was an essayist for Tim...
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Title:God And Mammon: The Saga Of American MoneyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:168 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:168 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.98 inPublished:September 29, 2020Publisher:Encounter BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1641770961

ISBN - 13:9781641770965

Appropriate for ages: 18 - null

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