The Market as God

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Harvard University Press, Sep 12, 2016 - Religion - 304 pages
The Market has deified itself, according to Harvey Cox’s brilliant exegesis. And all of the world’s problems—widening inequality, a rapidly warming planet, the injustices of global poverty—are consequently harder to solve. Only by tracing how the Market reached its divine status can we hope to restore it to its proper place as servant of humanity.
 

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Over 50 years ago, Cox anticipated the cultural turn away from religion and toward secularism in his classic work, The Secular City (1965). In this exceptional book, he now turns his attention to ... Read full review

Contents

The Market as
Sciences Regal and Divine
How The Market Creates People
Biblical Sources of Conflict over Usury and Phishing
Biblical Sources of Conflict over Redistribution
TopHeavy Short Circuits
Augustine and Pelagius
Theologian and Prophet?
Banker Philosopher Trickster Writer
Go Ye into All the World
All Desires Known
The Market and the End of the World
Notes
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