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Money as God? : the monetization of the market and the impact on religion, politics, law, and ethics /

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Other Authors: Hagen, Jürgen von, (Editor), Welker, Michael, 1947-, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, ; 2014.
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Table of Contents:
  • Microfoundations of the uses of money / Jürgen von Hagen
  • Money and its role in a decentralized market economy / Peter Bernholz
  • Mensura et mensuratum : money as measure and measure for money / Wolfgang Ernst
  • Standardization and monetization : legal perspectives / Burkhard Hess
  • Kohelet and the co-evolution of a monetary economy and religion / Michael Welker
  • Money and image : the presence of the state on the routes of economy / Tonio Hölscher
  • The social world of Ecclesiastes / Choon-Leong Seow
  • The development of monetary systems in Palestine during the Achaemenid and Hellenistic eras / Ulrich Hübner
  • Fate's gift economy : the Chinese case of coping with the asymmetry between man and fate / Rudolf G. Wagner
  • "Mothers and children" : discourses on paper money during the Song period / Hans-Ulrich Vogel
  • "Buying heaven" : the prospects of commercialized salvation in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries / Berndt Hamm
  • The monetization and demonetization of the human body : the case of compensatory payments for bodily injuries and homicide in ancient Near Eastern and ancient Israelite law books / Konrad Schmid
  • What price do we place on life? Ethical observations on the limits of law and money in a case of transitional justice / Günter Thomas
  • Standardized monetization of the market and the argument for preferential justice / Piet Naudé
  • Religious faith and the market economy : a survey on faith and trust of Catholic entrepreneurs in China / Gao Shining and Yang Fenggang
  • "Do not sell your soul for money" : economy and eschatology in biblical and intertestamental traditions / Andreas Schüle
  • "Businessmen and merchants will not enter the places of my Father" : early Christianity and market mentality / Edmondo F. Lupieri
  • Desire in consumer culture : theological perspectives from Gregory of Nyssa and Augustine of Hippo / John F. Hoffmeyer
  • Money as God? Conclusions / Michael Welker and Jürgen von Hagen.