economics

Books

Covenant Economics: A Biblical Vision of Justice for All

The overarching theme of the biblical story is economic justice for all, and a society can achieve that justice only if it follows the principles of the Mosaic covenant.
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How the boom went bust

Paul Krugman is one economist who can analyze the complexities of an economic crisis, propose solutions and make the discussion intelligible to the general public.
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The liberal choice

Liberalism in America is either dying or alive and well—depending on whom you listen to or how you define the term. The practical liberalism of FDR’s New Deal and LBJ’s Great Society has lately appeared to be moribund as a political force.
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God and goods

Stephen Long has written an engaging and frustrating book on the relation of theology and economics. Baptized by Anabaptists, educated by evangelicals and ordained in the United Methodist Church, Long teaches at UMC-related Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, where he is co- director of the Center for Ethics and Values.