The End of Work: Theological Critiques of Capitalism - Illuminations: Theory & Religion (Paperback)John Hughes (author)
Paperback 264 Pages / Published: 25/09/2007
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Surveys twentieth century theologies of work, contrasting differing approaches to consider the "problem of labor" from a theological perspective. * Aimed at theologians concerned with how Christianity might engage in social criticism, as well those who are interested in the connection between Marxist and Christian traditions * Explores debates about labor under capitalism and considers the relationship between divine and human work * Through a thorough reading of Weber's Protestant Work Ethic, argues that the triumph of the "spirit of utility" is crucial to understanding modern notions of work * Draws on the work of various twentieth century Catholic thinkers, including Josef Pieper, Jacques Maritain, Eric Gill, and David Jones * Published in the new and prestigious Illuminations series.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 384 g
Dimensions: 228 x 153 x 14 mm
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