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Spiritual Goods: Faith Traditions and the Practice of Business

A Society for Business Ethics Anthology - now available to students online!

Stewart W. Herman & Arthur G. Schaefer, Editors

The essays, developed by scholars expert in their own religious traditions, were written to explain how those traditions intersect with the practices of business. A common set of questions is posed to contributors representing a broad set of religious traditions: Buddhist, Christian (Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, African-American Protestant, Baptist, Evangelical, Lutheran, Mennonite, and Mormon), Jewish, and Muslim. This volume helps deepen the bonds of mutual respect within increasingly diverse religious traditions in business organizations.

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    • "The collection will be helpful to business people who wish to be sensitive to persons of diverse faiths amidst the globalization of capital and commerce."
      — David C. Smith, Council for Ethics in Economics

    • "Each article and religious tradition views business as a legitimate, socially useful human activity ... that also intersects with higher spiritual and moral values. Helpful essays providing general background on each tradition and the way in which the tradition approaches the field of business are included, along with case studies of how the particular religious tradition approaches one or more issues in modern business activity. ... An excellent source book for all."
      — CHOICE, 2001


    · ISBN-13: 978-1-889680-21-7 · ISBN-10: 1-889680-21-4 · Hardbound · 412 pages · Published 2001 ·
    · Print copies no longer available, online access only · 18 contributions · PDF format ·


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