Religion & Transcendence of Capitalism Paperback

An Enquiry into Religion and Global Change

by John Atherton;

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Religion & Transcendence of Capitalism

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This book is a four-year enquiry into the contribution of religion to the global change and results in the justification of religions resurgent role in the global context, alongside empires, capitalism and globalization. It addresses key problems in contemporary life, and raises important questions about our growing awareness of the limits of contemporary ways of living, within modern economies and modern religion. Religions contribution is evaluated, long with other aspects, with international and multidisciplinary debates about human happiness and well-being. The final part of the book collects religions contributions for the future, which includes reflections on what it means to be human, ethics, typology and tradition, and faith economics involving both ethical and theological economics. Out of all this a British Christian Social Ethics is developed as a transfiguration of capitalism.

The book covers three main parts with a number of subsections under each one.

1. Completing Perspectives: A global Context of Interacting Fields.
2. The religious Contribution: A Complex in Complexities.
3. Religion and the Transfiguration of Capitalism: Continuing Agendas.

John Atherton is retired cannon theologian of Manchester Cathedral, honorary lecturer of Manchester University, and secretary of the William Temple Foundation.

Religion & Transcendence of Capitalism by John Atherton was published by SCM in June 2008 and is our 58744th best seller. The ISBN for Religion & Transcendence of Capitalism is 9780334028314.

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Details for Religion & Transcendence of Capitalism

Page last updated 5th September 2011
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherSCM (June 2008)
Number of Pages354
Thickness454 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1002909
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