31. Economics and Christian Faith

  1. J. B. Stump2 and
  2. Alan G. Padgett3
  1. Robin J. Klay

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch31

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

How to Cite

Klay, R. J. (2012) Economics and Christian Faith, in The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity (eds J. B. Stump and A. G. Padgett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Bethel College, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. Hope College, Holland, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335712

Online ISBN: 9781118241455

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Keywords:

  • economics and Christian faith, values making a difference;
  • economic benefits of Christian faith;
  • defending markets and capitalism;
  • trade, and opportunities for people;
  • mutually positive market outcomes, modifying markets;
  • businesses in competitive markets, opportunities and threats;
  • markets giving people reasons, alternative uses of money;
  • Christianity and economics, and reasoned hope;
  • moral values and spiritual practices, on economic wellbeing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Defending Markets and Capitalism

  • Christian Faith and Economics

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • References

  • Further Reading