God's Economics (Ebook Shorts): Principles for Fixing Our Financial Crisis

God's Economics (Ebook Shorts): Principles for Fixing Our Financial Crisis

by Jim Wallis

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Overview

The collapse of financial systems and the resulting economic crisis have caused a growing distrust of the way things operate. Why has the global economy become so unfair, unsustainable, and unstable, with the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer? A conversation about how the market should operate within a moral framework is needed now more than ever.

Jim Wallis shows that God requires a different kind of economy--both globally and domestically--and provides principles that should guide economic policy matters, including clarity, transparency, accountability, and protecting the common good against private greed. Our financial institutions require real reform, but so do our own economic choices, desires, and demands, for they have far-reaching consequences. Wallis explores things we can all do to help fix the financial crisis and suggests making "Ten Personal Decisions for the Common Good."

This is a selection from The (Un)Common Good: How the Gospel Brings Hope to a World Divided.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441245984
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/15/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 29
File size: 844 KB

About the Author

Jim Wallis is president and founder of Sojourners and editor in chief of Sojourners magazine. He is a best-selling author, public theologian, nationally known preacher, social activist, and international commentator on ethics and public life. Wallis has written ten books and is a frequent speaker in the United States and abroad. He has written for major newspapers and appears on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. He is married to Joy Carroll, is the father of Luke and Jack, and is a Little League baseball coach.
Jim Wallis is an author, activist, preacher, teacher, and pastor. He is a bestselling writer, convener of faith-inspired movements for justice and peace both outside and inside politics, public theologian in a secular culture, renowned speaker in the United States and abroad, and international media commentator on ethics and public life. He is the founder and leader of Sojourners, a magazine, movement, and global network whose mission is to put faith into action for social justice. Wallis has written more than ten books, including The (Un)Common Good and the New York Times bestsellers God's Politics and The Great Awakening. He has written for major newspapers, does regular columns for top digital news networks, and appears frequently on a wide variety of television and radio networks. Wallis also teaches at Georgetown University and has taught at Harvard University. He is husband to Joy Carroll, one of the first women to be ordained a priest in the Church of England, father to two teenage boys, Luke and Jack, and a decades-long Little League baseball coach.

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