Economics and Freedom

Theologian William Cavanaugh wrote a great book entitled Being Consumed, primarily about the dysfunction of consumer culture. He begins the book with a chapter on economics and freedom which needs a little commentary on the economics. He’s a professional theologian but an amateur economist β€” so a professional economist but amateur theologian can provide some… Continue reading Economics and Freedom

Searching for the Soul of Economics

Searching for the Soul of Economics β€” Building on Cavanaugh Introduction It’s not only that our economy is morally compromised. It’s more that it has drawn ordinary decent people into a morally compromised lifestyle, largely without their informed consent β€” and has put in place a regime that denies community, vocation and justice. Such is… Continue reading Searching for the Soul of Economics