Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

RELIGIOUS PERSPECTIVES ON BUSINESS ETHICS AND THE ECONOMY:

Roman Catholic Church
Anglican Church
Lutheran Church
Methodist Church
The Church of Christ
Evangelical Churches
Buddhist
Jewish
Islamic
Hindu
Zoroastrian
Confucianism
Islamic, Jewish and Christian

This list will be updated periodically. Please send proposed additions to: acruz@scu.edu. Updated 3/2011.


1. Roman Catholic Church:

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Sources Not On Line:

  • S. A. Cortright and Michael J. Naughton, editors, Rethinking the Purpose Of Business, Interdisciplinary Essays from the Catholic Social Tradition (Catholic Social Tradition) (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2002).
  • Stephen L. Martin, Healing and Creativity in Economic Ethics: The Contribution of Bernard Lonergan's Economic Thought to Catholic Social Teaching (Lanham: University Press of America, 2007).
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2. Anglican Church:

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3. Lutheran Church:

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4. Methodist Church:

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5. The Church of Christ:

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Sources Not On Line:

  • Alexander Hill, Just Business: Christian Ethics for the Marketplace (Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1997.
  • Tom Blackburn, Christian business ethics: Doing good while doing well‬, (Notre Dame: Fides/Claretian, 1981).
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6. Evangelical Churches:

On Line Sources:

  • K. Hawtrey, "The Oxford Declaration on Christian Faith and Economics," Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies (April-June 1990): 1-8, accessed May 19, 2011, http://trn.sagepub.com/content/7/2/1.extract

Sources Not On Line:

  • Lewis Solomon, Evangelical Christian Executives: A New Model for Business Corporations (New Jersey: Transaction Publishers, 2004).
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7. Buddhist:

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  • Laszlo Zsolnai, Buddhist Economics for Business, (Springer, 2009).
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8. Jewish:

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Sources Not On Line:

  • Meir Tamari, With All Your Possessions: Jewish Ethics and Economic Life, (New York: Free Press, a Division of Macmillan, Inc., 1987)
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9. Islamic:

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Sources Not On Line:

  • Ingmar Wienen, Impact of religion on business ethics in Europe and the Muslim world: Islamic versus Christian tradition (New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1997)
  • Rafik Issa Beekun, Islamic Business Ethics (Herndon: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 1996).
  • Riham Ragab Rizk, Back to basics: an Islamic perspective on business and work ethics (Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2008).
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10. Hindu:

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Sources Not On Line:

  • Max L. Stackhouse, On Moral Business. Classical and contemporary resources for Ethics in Economic Life, (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdams Publishing Company, 1995), 375 -382
  • A. C. Fernando, Business Ethics An Indian Perspective, (New Jersey: Pearson Education. 2009).
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11. Zoroastrian:

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  • Dr Jose Luis Abreu, Seven Fires and Three Pillars of Ethical Management : The Zoroastrian Model for Good Business (Seattle: CreateSpace, 2009).
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12. Confucianism:

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Sources Not On Line:

  • Thomas W. Dunfee, Business Ethics: Japan and the Global Economy (Norwell: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993).
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13. Islamic, Jewish and Christian:

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Compiled by Maria Gabriella Dellan and Andrea D. Cruz.


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