Reaching for Heaven on Earth: The Theological Meaning of Economics

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1991 - Religion - 378 pages
'...this is the most profound book on the boundary of theology and economics in the past couple of decades. It has a depth of perspective, a scope of scholarship and a discernment that is rare in this field.'-CHRISTIAN CENTURY

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Theology and economics appear to be unrelated subjects--one based upon faith, the other upon fact. Nelson, however, declares that economics is grounded not in scientific fact, but in a faith in ... Read full review


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Robert Nelson has been a visiting scholar with the Brookings Institution, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the Political Economy Research Center. He has written widely on economic and environmental issues including Zoning and Property Rights: An Analysis of the American System of Land Use Regulation (MIT Press) and such journals as Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal.

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