Environment, Economy, and Christian Ethics Paperback

Alternative Views of Christians and Markets

by Alistair Young;


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Environment, Economy, and Christian Ethics

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What is to be done about the damaging impact of economic activity on the environment? In recent years, there has been growing debate over this question. This book, by an economist, urges Christians to support strong governmental and intergovernmental action to improve the workings of existing global economic systems so as to provide adequate environmental protection. As such, it draws on the tradition of mainstream environmental economics and on recent developments in "ecological economics." But it acknowledges that environmental policy raises important ethical and theological issues often briefly or inadequately covered within economic literature: ethically responsible attitudes to uncertainty, inequality within and between generations, the rights of traditional communities, and the obligation to respect nonhuman elements within creation. This book tries to develop sound ethical foundations for environmental policy, while providing concrete perspective on economic realities.

Environment, Economy, and Christian Ethics by Alistair Young was published by Fortress Press,U.S. in January 2015. The ISBN for Environment, Economy, and Christian Ethics is 9781451479645.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherFortress Press,U.S. (January 2015)
Weight240g
Number of Pages278
Thickness15 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9781451479645
ISBN-101451479646
Product Code4309321
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