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Christian faith and the economy in a globalised world

Hughes, Philip J. (2011) Christian faith and the economy in a globalised world. Research paper (Christian Research Association), no. 10. . Christian Research Association, Nunawading. 16pp. ISBN 9781875223701

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Abstract

With increasing debt levels, ageing populations, climate change and deepening divisions between rich and poor, the world is staggering economically. Some Christian bodies have called for profound economic changes for the flourishing of human life in a more equitable and sustainable world. However, survey data shows that, while Christians have a compassion for the poor, many find it difficult to know how to apply the principles of the Christian faith to economic matters. In summarising some of the viewpoints, this paper aims to promote consideration of these issues, as human beings seek new, just and sustainable ways of living in a globalised world.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Christian faith, economy, globalised world
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: B - Biblical Studies, general
College/Association with University of Divinity: Pilgrim Theological College
Depositing User: Mr Mark Carey
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 02:12
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 04:00
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/2712

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