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Religion, Wealth, and Poverty by James V. Schall

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Published by Fraser Institute in [Vancouver] .
Written in English


  • Economics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Capitalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Wealth -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Poverty -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesReligion, wealth & poverty.
StatementJames V. Schall.
LC ClassificationsBR115.E3 S33 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1927841M
ISBN 100889751129
LC Control Number90141988

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The Wealth of Religions will appeal to a wide range of scholars, but also to the broader public interested in the social impact of the world's major religions."—Timur Kuran, Duke University "This truly impressive book demonstrates how religion and the wealth of nations are intimately linked. Wealth and Poverty is a best-selling non-fiction book by investor and author George Gilder. Overview. After completing Visible Man in the late s Gilder began writing "The Pursuit of Poverty." In early Basic Books published the result as Wealth and Poverty. The book was an analysis of the roots of economic growth. Wealth and poverty Many people suffer with the consequences of extreme poverty, particularly in the developing world. Many Christians believe that people should use their wealth to help those who. The Wealth and Poverty of Nations is David S. Landes's acclaimed, best-selling exploration of one of the most contentious and hotly debated questions of our time: Why do some nations achieve economic success while others remain mired in poverty? The answer, as Landes definitively illustrates, is a complex interplay of cultural mores and historical circumstance.4/5.