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The Market as God

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$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674241572

Publication Date: 12/17/2019

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320 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • I. Overview
    • 1. The Market as God
    • 2. Theologians and Economists
    • 3. How The Market Became Divine
    • 4. How The Market Creates People
    • 5. Biblical Sources of Conflict over Usury and Phishing
    • 6. Biblical Sources of Conflict over Redistribution
  • II. Disorders and Infirmities
    • 7. Top-Heavy Short Circuits
    • 8. Big, Big Banks and Big, Big Churches
  • III. History: Following the Money
    • 9. The Bishop and the Monk: Augustine and Pelagius
    • 10. Adam Smith: Founder and Patron Saint?
    • 11. Adam Smith: Theologian and Prophet?
    • 12. Banker, Philosopher, Trickster, Writer
    • 13. The Breath of God and The Market Geist
    • 14. “Go Ye into All the World”
    • 15. The Liturgical Year of The Market
    • 16. All Desires Known
    • 17. The Market and the End of the World
    • 18. Saving the Soul of The Market
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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