The Oxford Handbook of Christianity and Economics

Hardcover | March 14, 2014

byPaul Oslington

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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 therelationship 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 economicdevelopment, 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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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 therelationship between economics and Christianit...

Paul Oslington is Professor of Economics at the Australian Catholic University with a joint appointment in the Faculty of Business and the Faculty of Theology.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:March 14, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of ContributorsPaul Oslington: IntroductionPart A: Historical Relationships between Economics and Christian Theology1. M. Douglas Meeks: Economics in the Christian Scriptures2. Hennie Stander: Economics in the Church Fathers3. Odd Langholm: Voluntary Exchange and Coercion in Scholastic Economics4. Luigino Bruni and Stefano Zamagni: Economics and Theology in Italy since the 18th Century5. Gilbert Faccarello: From the Foundation of Liberal Political Economy to its Critique: Theology and Economics in France in the 18th and 19th Centuries6. A.M.C. Waterman: Theology and the Rise of Political Economy in Britain in the 18th and 19th Centuries7. Pedro Teixeira and Antonio Almodovar: Economics and Theology in Europe from the 19th Century: From Early 19th Century's Christian Political Economy to Modern Catholic Social Doctrine8. Ross B. Emmett: Economics and Theology after the SeparationPart B: Contemporary Theological Economics9. Andrew Yuengert: Roman Catholic Economics10. Kim Hawtrey: Anglicanism11. Daniel P. Payne: Eastern Orthodoxy's Theology of Economics12. Bob Goudzwaard and Roel Jongeneel: Reformed Christian Economics13. Edd Noell: Theonomy14. Jim Halteman: Anabaptist Approaches to Economics15. Shane Clifton: Pentecostal Approaches to Economics16. J. David Richardson: Interface and Integration in Christian EconomicsPart C: Christianity, Capitalism and Development17. Max L. Stackhouse: Weber, Theology, and Economics18. Robert H. Nelson: Economic Religion and Environmental Religion19. Peter S. Heslam: Christianity and the Prospects for Development in the Global South20. Katherine Marshall: Faith, Religion, and International Development21. Paul S. Williams: Christianity and the Global Economic OrderPart D: Economic Analysis of Religion22. Robert Mochrie: Economic Models of Churches23. T. Randolph Beard, Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., George S. Ford, and Robert D. Tollison: The Economics of Religious Schism and Switching24. Theodore Roosevelt Malloch: Spiritual Capital25. Ian Smith: Religious Labour Markets26. Charles M. North: Regulation of Religious Markets27. Jonathan H.W. Tan: Behavioral Economics of ReligionPart E: Interdisciplinary Exchanges28. Albino Barrera: Economic Justice29. Ben Cooper: Happiness30. Ian Harper and Lachlan Smirl: Usury31. Gordon Menzies and Donald Hay: Human Nature, Identity, and Motivation32. Carrie A. Miles: Gender33. Craig M. Gay: Poverty