Christian Restorative Justice, Business, and Economics


Christian restorative justice, business, and economics

These resources explore moral and ethical problems in economics, held up against God’s creation order and God’s vision for relationships between human beings, and also between human beings and the created world.

Messages and Essays on Christian Restorative Justice, Business, and Economics

Wayne Grudem's Misuse of Scripture in Politics According to the Bible

Christian Restorative Justice: Financial Reform (ppts)

Christian Restorative Justice: Human Dignity, Work, and Wealth (ppts)

Christian Restorative Justice: Beyond Charity - God's Restorative Justice for Children and Families (ppts)

Books and Articles on Christian Restorative Justice, Business, and Economics

Mondragon Cooperative (wikipedia) about a Christian community in the Basque, Spain region running on the Catholic social teaching

Theology of Work Project, Gleaning (Leviticus 19:9 - 10) (Theology of Work Project website) an example of how principles in the Law of Moses reflect wisdom, and God’s concern for the poor

Distributist Review (website), a Catholic online journal

Ethics Driven Innovation (website) a consulting company; and Profit With a Higher Purpose (website), a blog by the founder

Timothy Gorringe, Capital and the Kingdom (Amazon book, Mar 1994)

Timothy Gorringe, Fair Shares: Ethics and the Global Economy (Amazon book, Jun 1, 1999)

Darren Cushman Wood, Blue Collar Jesus: How Christianity Supports Workers' Rights (Amazon book, Feb 2005)

Thomas Storck, Is Usury Still a Sin? (originally Distributist Review magazine, fall 2009)

Stephen Pope, Restorative Justice as a Prophetic Path to Peace (CTSA Proceedings, 2010)

David K. Goodin, “The God of the Market Place: John Stuart Mill and Maximos Confessor on Economic Virtue” (World in the World: Concordia University Graduate Journal of Theological Studies 3/1, 2010)

Thomas Storck, Is the Acton Institute a Genuine Expression of Catholic Social Thought? (Distributist Review magazine, July 4, 2011)

Angus Sibley, The "Poisoned Spring" of Economic Libertarianism: Menger, Mises, Hayek, Rothbard: A Critique from Catholic Social Teaching of the 'Austrian School' of Economics (book, May 2011) and Michael Sean Winters' review (Natl Catholic Responder, Jul 6, 2011)

Tim Wallace, A Short Guide to Catholic Economic Thinkers (The Record, Nov 9, 2011)

Thomas Storck, Aquinas on Buying and Selling (originally Distributist Review magazine, May 14, 2013)

Joseph Stiglitz, How Dr. King Shaped My Work in Economics (NY Times, Aug 27, 2013)

Medway Village Church, Human Worth and Capitalism: Market Basket, Corporations, and the Local Community (Medway Village Church, Sep 29, 2014)

Rebecca Onion, Rules of Business Ethics for Early 19th Century Christian Merchants (Slate, Apr 29, 2015)

Samuel Freedman, Before Bernie Sanders, There Was Zeidler, a Religious Socialist (NY Times, Apr 1, 2016) despite Lutheran theology

Michael D. Greaney, There's a Better Way, Mr. Trump, Part 1: What Is (The Just Third Way, Dec 6, 2016) S-Corp worker owned corporations

Rod Dreher, Capitalism, Community, Christianity (The American Conservative, Jan 10, 2017) about capitalism creating rot from within, and nationalism not being the answer

Michael D. Greaney, Mid South Building Supply (The Just Third Way, May 12, 2017) a worker owned company which has turned a dozen workers into millionaires

Rick Coronado, A Theological Critique of Economic Modernity’s Myths (Church Life Journal, Oct 1, 2018) centered in Pope Francis' encyclical, Laudato Si.

Russell Sarder, Interview with Peet van Biljan (Sarder TV, Oct 2, 2018) Peet van Biljan is the author of the book Profit With Purpose: A Christian Guide to Business Leadership

Paul Kengor, What “Deep Christian Convictions” of “Democratic Socialism”? (Crisis Magazine, May 2, 2019) an attempt to critique David Bentley Hart and the Catholic Social Teaching

Christian restorative justice, business, and economics: Topics

Christian restorative justice critique of the right: domestic policy topics

Christian restorative justice critique of the right: philosophical influences