Biblical Economic Ethics Paperback
Sacred Scripture's Teachings on Economic Life
by Albino F. Barrera;
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Biblical Economic Ethics
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Contrary to most people's first impression that the Bible offers merely random economic teachings without rhyme or reason, there is, in fact, a specific vision undergirding these scriptural norms. Moreover, far from being burdensome impositions of do's and don'ts, this book finds that the Bible's economic norms are, in fact, an invitation to participate in God's providence. To this end, we have been granted a threefold benefaction-the gift of divine friendship, the gift of one another, and the gift of the earth. Thus, biblical economic ethics is best characterized as a chronicle of how God provides for humanity through people's mutual solicitude and hard work. The economic ordinances, aphorisms, and admonitions of the Old and New Testament turn out to be an unmerited divine invitation to participate in God's governance of the world. Our economic conduct provides us with a unique opportunity to shine forth in our creation in the image and likeness of God. Often extremely demanding, hard, and even fraught with temptations and distractions, economic life nevertheless is, at its core, an occasion for humans to grow in holiness, charity, and perfection.
Biblical Economic Ethics by Albino F. Barrera was published by Lexington Books in March 2015. The ISBN for Biblical Economic Ethics is 9781498515849.
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|Page last updated||1st June 2017|
|Author / Artist||Albino F. Barrera|
|Publisher||Lexington Books (March 2015)|
|Number of Pages||370|