Church and Ethical Responsibility in the Midst of World Economy: Greed, Dominion, and Justice

Church and Ethical Responsibility in the Midst of World Economy: Greed, Dominion, and Justice

by Paul S. Chung

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ISBN-13: 9780227901564
Publisher: James Clarke & Co
Publication date: 06/26/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Paul S. Chung is Associate Professor at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota. His books related to a prophetic theology of God's mission, transcultural hermeneutics, and justice in the public sphere include The Cave and the Butterfly (2010) and Liberating Lutheran Theology (together with Ulrich Duchrow and Craig L. Nessan, 2011), among others.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Ulrich Duchrow
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Church and Economic Justice
1 Colonialism and the Historical Development of Capitalism
2 The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
3 Political Right and Economic Freedom
4 Industrial Capitalism and the Self-Regulating Market
5 Sociocritical Dialectics in the Shift from Alienation to Emancipation
6 The Dynamism and Limitations of the Capitalist System
7 The Reality of Late Capitalism and Its Challenge
8 Capitalism and World-Systems Analysis
9 Economic Globalization, Neo-Liberalism, and Empire
10 Alternatives to Global Capitalism in Ecumenical Context
Excursus: East Asian Religions and Social Justice
Epilogue: A Theology of God’s Life and Emancipation from Greed and Dominion
Bibliography
Index

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