Economics and Commerce

Beauchamp, Tom L. and Norman E. Bowie.  Ethical Theory and Business.  Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1997.  &  174.4 B38

Beckett, John D.  Loving Monday: Succeeding in Business Without Selling Your Soul.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1998.

Beisner, E. Calvin.  Prosperity and Poverty: The Compassionate Use of Resources in a World of Scarcity.  Wheaton: Crossway, 1988.

______.  Prospects for Growth: A Biblical View of Population, Resources, and the Future.  Wheaton: Crossway, 1990.

Bowen, H. and J. Bennett. Christian Values and Economic Life. Freeport: Books for Libraries Press, reprint 1970.

Brookes, Warren T.  The Economy in Mind.  New York: Universe Books, 1993.

Burkett, Larry.  Business by the Book.  Nashville: Nelson, 1998.

Charalambakis, John. "Biblical Christianity and the Search for Economic Judgments." Curricular paper available through CCCU.

Chewning, Richard C., John W. Eby and Shirley J Roels. Business Through the Eyes of Faith. New York: HarperCollins, 1990. & 261.8 C42

Chilton, David.  Productive Christians in an Age of Guilt Manipulators.  Tyler: Institute for Christian Economics, 1985.

Clouse, Robert, ed. Wealth and Poverty: Four Christian Views of Economics. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984.

Cramp, A. B. Notes Toward a Christian Critique of Secular Economic Theory. Toronto: Institute for Christian Studies, 1975.

Demant, V. A. Religion and the Decline of Capitalism. London: Faber and Faber, 1952. 

Ellul, Jacques. Money and Power. tr. LaVonne Neff. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984. & 261.85 El5

Guilder, George.  Wealth and Poverty.  San Francisco: ICS Press, 1993.

Goudzwaard, Bob. Capitalism and Progress: A Diagnosis of Western Society. tr. Josina Van Nuis Zylstra. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1979.

Graham, W. Fred. The Constructive Revolutionary: John Calvin and His Socio-Economic Impact. Atlanta: John Knox, 1971. & 261.8 G76

Griffiths, Brian. The Creation of Wealth. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984. & 331.122 G87

Heyne, P. The Christian Encounters the World of Economics. The Christian Encounters Series. St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1965.

______. "Christianity and 'the economy.'" This World 20 (1988): 26-39. &

______. "A New International Economic Order." Dialog 20 (1981): 281-86.

Hill, Alexander.  Just Business: Christian Ethics for the Marketplace.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1997.  &  174.4 H55

Houck, John and Oliver Williams, eds.  The Judeo-Christian Vision and the Modern Corporation.  Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame, 1982.

Johnson, Sharon G.  Values-Driven People: A Christian Approach to Management.  Dallas: Probe Books, 1988.

Justice in the International Economic Order. Proceedings of the 2d Conference for Christian Higher Education. Grand Rapids: Calvin College, 1980.

Nash, Ronald H. Poverty and Wealth: The Christian Debate Over Capitalism. Westchester: Crossway, 1986.

Olasky, Marvin N., ed.  Freedom, Justice and Hope.  Wheaton: Crossway, 1988.

______.  The Tragedy of American Compassion.  Washington, DC: Regenery, 1992.

Owensby, Walter. Economics for Prophets: A Primer on Concepts, Realities and Values in Our Economic System. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989.

Rae, Scott and Kenman Wong.  Beyond Integrity: A Judeo-Christian Approach to Business Ethics.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996.  &  174.4 B46

Rewerts, Glen. "Integration of Christian Faith into the Business Curriculum." Curricular paper available through CCCU.

Richardson, J. David. "Frontiers in Economics and Christian Scholarship." Christian Scholar's Review 17.4 (1988): 381-400. [Includes a comprehensive bibliography] &

Schaeffer, Francis.  Death in the City.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1969. 

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Schumacher, E. F. Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

Sider, Ronald J. Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger: A Biblical Study. 2d ed. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1984. & 261.85 Si1ar

Stackhouse, Max. Public Theology and Political Economy: Christian Stewardship in Modern Society. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987.

Storkey, Alan. Transforming Economics: A Christian Way to Employment. London: SPCK, 1986.

Tawney, R. L. Religion and the Rise of Capitalism. 1926. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1937. & 201 T19

Troeltsch, E. The Social Teachings of the Christian Church.  New York: Macmillan, 1931.

Van Wyhe, G. "A Liberal Education for Business." Faculty Dialogue 1 (1984): 61-72. &

Ward, Benjamin. The Ideal Worlds of Economics: Liberal, Radical and Conservative Economic World Views. New York: Basic Books, 1979.

Weber, M. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. London: G. Allen and Unwin, 1930. & 330.09 W38

Williams, Oliver F. "Being a Christian in the Business World: The Challenge and the Promise." Horizons 11 (1984): 383-392.

Wogoman, John Philip. The Great Economic Debate: An Ethical Analysis. Philadelphia: Westminster, 1977.

York, Rice P. "Modern Marketing Theory and Practice: Developing a Christian Perspective." Curricular paper available through CCCU.

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