The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

by Daniel Finn
     
 

The True Wealth of Nations arises from the conviction that implementing a morally adequate vision of the economy will generate sustainable prosperity for all. It sets forth the beginnings of an architecture of analysis for relating economic life and Christian faith-intellectually and experientially-and helps social scientists, theologians, and all persons of faith

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Overview

The True Wealth of Nations arises from the conviction that implementing a morally adequate vision of the economy will generate sustainable prosperity for all. It sets forth the beginnings of an architecture of analysis for relating economic life and Christian faith-intellectually and experientially-and helps social scientists, theologians, and all persons of faith to appreciate the true wealth of any nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199739813
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/23/2010
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
Introduction

1. What Does Catholic Social Thought Recommend for the Economy? The Economic Common Good as a Path to True Prosperity
Albino Barrera
2. What is "Sustainable Prosperity for All" in the Catholic Social Tradition
Andrew Yuengert
3. Catholic Social Thought, Civil Economy, and the Spirit of Capitalism
Stefano Zamagni
4. The Political and Economic Impact of CST since 1891: Christian Democracy and Christian Labour Unions in Europe
Vera Zamagni
5. Just Contracts and Catholic Social Teaching: A Perspective from Anglo-American Law
Vincent D. Rougeau
6. The Unjust Contract: A Moral Evaluation
Daniel K. Finn
7. From a Theological Frame to a Secular Frame: How Historical Context Shapes our Understanding of the Principles of Catholic Social Thought
Mary Hirschfeld
8. Wealth Creation, Social Virtues: Social Capital's Role in Creating and Sustaining Wealth
John A. Coleman
9. What Do We Know about the Economic Situations of Women and What Does it Mean for a Just Economy?
Simona Beretta
10. Truly Africa, and Wealthy! What Africa Can Learn from Catholic Social Teaching about Sustainable Economic Prosperity
Paulinus I. Odozor, C.S.Sp.
11. Capital, Spirit, and Common Wealth
Jon P. Gunnemann
12. An Ecofeminist Approach to the True Wealth Project
Maylin Biggadike
13. Moving from Research to Action: Some Lessons and Directions (From a Catholic Social Ministry Bureaucrat)
John Carr

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