Subverting Greed: Religious Perspectives on the Global Economy

Subverting Greed: Religious Perspectives on the Global Economy

by Paul F. Knitter
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570754463
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Series:
Faith Meets Faith Series
Edition description:
REV&EXPAND
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
531,753
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
Introduction1
Ch. 1Igbo and African Religious Perspectives on Religious Conscience and the Global Economy15
Ch. 2Religious Conscience and the Global Economy: An Eastern Perspective on Sociospiritual Activism38
Ch. 3Pave the Planet or Wear Shoes? A Buddhist Perspective on Greed and Globalization58
Ch. 4A Confucian View of the Global Economy77
Ch. 5Judaism and Economic Reform96
Ch. 6God's Household: Christianity, Economics, and Planetary Living119
Ch. 7Globalization and Greed: A Muslim Perspective137
Conclusion154
Works Cited173
Contributors181
Index184

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