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The Market as God
  • Bandtyp: Häftad
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 201912
  • Antal sidor: 320
  • ISBN10:0674241576
  • ISBN13:9780674241572

The Market as God

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Beskrivning:

We have fallen in thrall to the theology of supply and demand. According to its acolytes, the Market is omniscient, omnipotent, and omnipresent. It can raise nations and ruin households, and comes complete with its own doctrines, prophets, and evangelical zeal. Harvey Cox brings this theology out of the shadows, demonstrating that the way the world economy operates is shaped by a global system of values that can be best understood as a religion.Drawing on biblical sources and the work of social scientists, Cox points to many parallels between the development of Christianity and the Market economy. It is only by understanding how the Market reached its "divine" status that can we hope to restore it to its proper place as servant of humanity. "An essential and thoroughly engaging book...Harvey Cox's ingenious sense of how market theology has developed a scripture, a liturgy, and sophisticated apologetics allow us to see old challenges in a remarkably fresh light."-E. J. Dionne, Jr."Cox argues that...we are now imprisoned by the dictates of a false god that we ourselves have created. We need to break free and reclaim our humanity."-Forbes"Cox clears the space for a new generation of Christians to begin to develop a more public and egalitarian politics."-The Nation

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