Christianity & the Economic Order

Speaker(s): Craig Gay, Paul Oslington
Date: Fall 2003
Length: 15:12:00
Product ID: RGDL3334S

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The 'economic order' today is by and large to speak of capitalism, which along with liberal democracy and modern technology has emerged as one of the central social facts of our age. The purpose of this lecture series is to think through some of the issues - both public and private - that have surfaced with respect to the contemporary 'economic order.' Lectures include:

  • An Introduction
  • A Brief History of Economic Analysis - Paul Oslington
  • The Origins of Economic Revolution
  • Pyramids of Sacrifice
  • Propositions on Prosperity, Equality, and Liberty
  • The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism
  • The Promise and Peril of Economic Globalization
  • A Biblical Theology of Economic Life
  • Traditional Christian Wisdom Pertaining to Economic Life
  • Several Theological Assessments of Capitalism
  • Unintended Consequences of Capitalism
  • Toward a Theology of Shrewd Stewardship

See All Audio by Craig Gay Paul Oslington

Craig Gay is Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Regent College. He also serves as the editor for Crux, a quarterly journal of Christian thought and opinion published by faculty and alumni of Regent College. He is author of Dialogue, Catalogue and Monologue, Cash Values: The Value of Money the Nature of Worth, The Way of the (Modern) World, and With Liberty and Justice for Whom?. He has been published in Christian Scholar's Review, American Journal of Sociology, Crux, and Markets & Morality, and he is the co-editor (with C. Peter Molloy) of The Way of Truth in the Present Age.

Paul Oslington is professor at Australian Catholic University where his appointment is jointly in the School of Business and School of Theology. He was previously Professor of Economics and Finance at University of Notre Dame.

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