christian ethics

Books

Too good for this world

A review of Larissa MacFarquhar

If your mother is drowning in one location and two strangers in another, should you save your mother or the two strangers?

Books

The Market Economy and Christian Ethics, by Peter H. Sedgwick

Peter Sedgwick has provided a fine service in reviewing a vast number of sources related to economic life today, though the title of his book should have been Consumption, Work and Human Identity: A Treatise in Christian Anthropology.

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Greed, by James M. Childs Jr.

Americans suffer from a debilitating disease that deadens the senses and causes people to panic and hoard. Persons of faith aren't immune to it. The disease is "affluenza" and one of its key symptoms is greed.