Socio-economic ethics as transformative theology
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Socio-economic ethics as transformative theology homeworking in the Toronto garment industry by Barbara Paleczny

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Published in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


  • Process theology.,
  • Women clothing workers -- Canada -- Toronto.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Canada -- Toronto.

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StatementBarbara Paleczny.
The Physical Object
Pagination209, [40] leaves :
Number of Pages209
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Open LibraryOL16755730M

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The chapters in this Handbook cover a wide array of conceptual, historical, theoretical and methodological issues and perspectives, such as the economic meaning of theological concepts (e.g. providence and faith); the theological underpinnings of economic concepts (e.g. credit and property); the religious significance of socio-economic practices in various organizational fields (e.g. . Moltmann's Ethics of Hope shows us. In this long-anticipated companion to his groundbreaking book, Theology of Hope, Moltmann directs our attention to ‘endangered life, the threatened earth, and the lack of justice and righteousness.’" --Kristine A. Culp, University of ChicagoCited by: In the wake of the economic crisis, few questions are more pressing than those around the ethics of finance and economics. Theology and Economic Ethics seeks to expand the self-critical resources of contemporary theological economic ethics by bringing the method of a pre-modern thinker, Martin Luther (), into interaction with that of a modern contribution to social ethics, the Swiss Author: Sean Doherty. She is currently professor of pastoral theology in social ethics at the Institute of Pastoral Studies, Loyola University Chicago. Her book, co-authored with Reimund Bieringer, When Love is Not Enough: A Theo-Ethic of Justice (Liturgical Press, ), received an award from the Catholic PressFile Size: 1MB.

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