Books

Books

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Taming the beast

In the compelling story of capitalism the protagonist is the free individual who willingly exchanges his or her stuff for other people’s stuff.

City: Urbanism and Its End

Some city dwellers still remember porch-sitting and leisurely walks to the corner store for ice cream. That was before TVs and freezers drew people inside behind locked doors. Children walked to school, and afterwards they worked at local jobs or played in neighborhood streets or vacant lots.
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Enron, etc.

Pity the poor business executive.

Habits for young hearts

When I began working in youth ministry in the late 1970s, the word “discipleship” was everywhere.

Hidden pursuits

What do migrant strawberry pickers, marijuana growers and Internet pornography users have in common? According to Eric Schlosser, they are all part of America’s black market economy, a massive system that contributes little to the tax base but keeps many Americans in business.