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Fri 24 Oct 2014 @ 16:38

RT @HodderFaithIn the run up to an office move, we're going to be giving away a lot of Christian books to churches etc. Head to: https://t.co/31JcAqr4hK

Transfiguring Capitalism

An Enquiry into Religion and Global Change

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Publisher: SCM Press
ISBN-13: 9780334028314
Published: 30/06/2008
Product description
Addressing the academic market, working in the area of social ethics, this publication addresses key problems in contemporary life, and raises important questions about our growing awareness of the limits of contemporary ways of living with modern economies and modern religion. The author explores possible alternatives to such capitalism and religion and develops a compelling argument for the development of a transcendence of capitalism, what the author terms "hopeful progression through and beyond the limits of modernity". In developing this argument the author also injects each chapter with both local (British) and global case studies to illustrate practical problems alongside the theoretical discussion. In addition, whilst focusing on Christianity as an entry point to the various arguments, the author also works in conversation with New Religious Movements and other Faiths including Islam, Hindi and Judaism.
Author Information

John Atherton

John Atherton is Canon Theologian of Manchester Cathedral and Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Manchester University as well as being a distinguished author.

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