Economics and the Priority of Ethics

This essay suggests (1) that changes in economic practices which we associate with capitalism brought about deep changes in understandings of culture, and especially of Christianity; (2) that, given that capitalism is driving global warming, changes in the way in which we structure the economy, whic...

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Published in:Studies in Christian ethics
Main Author: Gorringe, Timothy 1946-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Sage 2015
In: Studies in Christian ethics
Year: 2015, Volume: 28, Issue: 4, Pages: 419-430
IxTheo Classification:AD Sociology of religion; religious policy
NCE Business ethics
Further subjects:B Economics
B Ethics
B Value
B Global warming
B Christianity
B Inequality
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Summary:This essay suggests (1) that changes in economic practices which we associate with capitalism brought about deep changes in understandings of culture, and especially of Christianity; (2) that, given that capitalism is driving global warming, changes in the way in which we structure the economy, which for many of us have religious roots, will have to be adopted if we are going to survive; (3) that six priorities for an alternative economy may be identified.
ISSN:0953-9468
Contains:Enthalten in: Studies in Christian ethics
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1177/0953946814565981