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Credo credit crisis : speculations on faith and money / edited by Laurent Milesi, Christopher John Müller and Aidan Tynan.

Imprint London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2017]
Description ix, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series Critical perspectives on theory, culture and politics
Critical perspectives on theory, culture and politics.
Subject Economics -- Religious aspects.
Economics -- Religious aspects.
Financial crises.
Money -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Money -- Religious aspects.
Format Print, Book
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Other authors / contributors Milesi, Laurent, editor.
Müller, Christopher John, editor.
Tynan, Aidan, editor.
ISBN 9781783483808
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Money facilitates the rites and rituals we perform in everyday life. More than a mere medium of exchange or a measure of value, it is the primary means by which we manifest a faith unique to our secular age. But what happens when individual belief and the systems into which it is bound enter into crisis? Where did the sacredness of money come from, and does it have a future? Why do we talk about debt and repayment in overtly moral terms? How should a theological critique of capitalism proceed today? With the effects of the 2008 economic crises continuing to be felt across the world, this volume brings together some of the most important contemporary voices in philosophy, literature, theology, and critical and cultural theory together to assert the need to interrogate and broaden the terms of the theological critique of capitalism.

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