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This book offers a radical new way of approaching the Old Testament. Sigmund Wagner-Tsukamoto argues that rational, institutional and constitutional economic lessons can be derived from the Old Testament, with applications to social conflict and resolution. The book suggests that this religious text also anticipated many modern economic advances.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
SIGMUND WAGNER-TSUKAMOTO is Researcher in Business Ethics at the School of Management at the University of Leicester, UK. He hold two doctorates (Consumer Ethics, University of Oxford, UK, and Economic Organization Theory, University of Eichstaett, Germany). He has published widely on ethics and institutional economic issues. His publications include Understanding Green Consumer Behaviour and Human Nature and Organization Theory.
Table of ContentsIntroduction The Economic Approach to Reconstructing the Bible The Eden Story and Dilemma Analysis: A Paradise Lost On the Genesis of the Wealth of Nations On the Exodus of the Wealth of Nations Economic and Non-EconomicInterpretations of God in the Old Testament Conclusions and After-Thoughts on the Economic Reconstruction of the Old Testament