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Christian and the profit-motive

Elmer J. F. Arndt

Christian and the profit-motive

a discussion ... and An abbreviation of the Report of the Section on Church, Community and State in Relation to the Economic Order of the Oxford Conference, Oxford, England, 1937.

by Elmer J. F. Arndt

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Published by Issued by the Commission on Christian Social Action, Evangelical and Reformed Church in [U.S.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity -- Economic aspects.,
  • Economics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEvangelical and Reformed Church. Commission on Christian Social Action., Oxford Conference on Church, Community and State.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 34 p.
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16772167M

    To fully understand the nature of America's fiasco in Iraq, one has to understand how the profit motive, inflamed by an anti-regulatory political climate, steered the country's military commitment there. This book is a idiot's tale, full of sound and fury, to borrow from Shakespeare/5(15). The celebrity is pleased because he knows he will make a bundle, with only minimal effort on his part. His name goes on the cover, and millions of Christian buyers are deceived into believing the celebrity, inspired by God, personally wrote every word in the book. The Profit Motive is Paramount.

      This is why we need to buy our books only from certain publishing companies and avoid the "big boys" who only look at the profit motive. (I wish Christian Book Distributors would go out of business, or at least drop my address from their mailing list!) What disgusting dribble is offered through these companies. Quotes tagged as "profit-motive" Showing of 1 “Anyone who is truly crazy, in my book, wouldn't be able to understand the dialectic of crazy and not-crazy. Listen, I've worked for the pharmaceutical companies, they have a vested belief in making you believe that if you have a chemical imbalance you need them to be 'cured' of your current.

    The reason today's music for a Christian market is youth-oriented and closely imitative of worldly styles is not hard to find. Most of it is made by business ventures under secular ownership and control. The energizer of such companies as EMI, Sony, and Warner is, naturally, the profit motive. In all their decisions they seek no goal except money. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Profit Motive (Destroyer Series #48) by Warren Murphy, Richard Sapir | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.


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THE MASON & STERLING THRILLER SERIES: BOOK ONE: Brotherhood/5. Some criticize the profit motive in the ethic of self-interest which destroys, distorts and undermines all relationships other than strictly economic ones.

Griffiths responds by saying that people in public, military, civil or community service are just as greedy as those people in business: moral and immoral behavior occur in all human Cited by:   Christian Books & Bibles › Bible Study & Reference Share. Buy New. $ List Price: $; Save: $ (65%) or to be elected president.

That is the profit motive. Although the biblical prophets could see the future, they did not seek money, fame or power. They used their gifts to proclaim the Word Christian and the profit-motive book God. That is The Prophet Motive 5/5(1). Jesus and The Profit Motive.

Posted by christandcapital January 1, 2 Comments on Jesus and The Profit Motive. Despite popular belief, Jesus wants us to be profitable (and the prosperity Gospel is an abomination) It’s somewhat baked into Pop Christian culture. Think about it – from day one of Sunday school we are taught to have an.

None. Ask a Christian theologian what moves humanity and they will tell you love, charity, peace, modesty, care, concern, humility, empathy, and study. The profit motive was soundly criticized by Jesus while he was alive, and this tradition has played a deeply significant role in theology since.

But I digress. This book is an analysis of the American health care system during a period of rapid change. For the remainder of the century, these shifts will shape how providers and purchasers of services respond to the two great accountability problems that characterize health care: the vulnerability of the person who needs services and the absence of the payer at the point of s: 1.

Jealousy, ethnocentrism, and violence on both sides competed with humanitarian interests and indigenous hospitality to shape the emerging pattern of first, Europeans crossed the oceans only for compelling reasons: the passion for scientific research, the dedication to Christian evangelism, or the uncompromising profit motive.

When you get that myopic about that being the only reason you start a business, so you can put profit to the bottom line I just don’t believe that’s a Christian approach to the workplace.

Profit is important, necessary, and a way to measure stewardship (especially if you’re a business), but it’s never the only reason Christians are. In a famous sermon entitled “The Use of Money,” Wesley based his reasoning on Luke (the teaching on making “friends of mammon”).

Three principles result: 1) Gain all you can. With eight provisos, Wesley believed the Christian should pursue profits and. Leading seller of Christian books, Bibles, gifts, homeschool products, church supplies, DVDs, toys and more.

Everything Christian for Less for over 40 years. Building a Christian Economy and the Profit Motive (Situations of Substance) For over years, the profit motive has dominated economic thought and practice.

This evening will explore how the profit motive affects our personal, familial, social, ecological, and theological living.

We will propose responses that are in line with building a functional economy grounded in Christ’s love. The other approach focuses on the profit motive, social goals as an addition to that. The idea is to harness the profit motive in the interest of the social goal, rather than the other way around.

“Profit Motive is a must-read book that guides readers through one of the most fundamental foundations of leadership—understanding the motivations driving the world around us.” —Governor Jeb Bush.

Jeb Bush “What Charles is talking about in this book, Profit Motive, is how to work smart. That is a pretty good start to making your first. Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil.

That sentence is the leper’s bell of an approaching looter. So long as men live together on earth and need means to deal with one another — their only substitute, if they abandon money, is the muzzle of a gun. His name goes on the cover, and millions of Christian buyers are deceived into believing the celebrity, inspired by God, personally wrote every word in the book.

The Profit Motive is Paramount It thus becomes crystal clear why publishers and celebrity authors conspire to produce ghostwritten books. If we can manage the profit motive so it’s put to good use, can’t we do the same with the libido.

Why shouldn’t a Christian embrace contraception. You and I have discussed this topic before. The first few chapters of the book help you realize what you think about and which of your thoughts are part of your own money making process.

Mid way into the book, you read about how to choose the most economical courses for moneymaking actions. Several more chapters show how to apply. THE PROFIT MOTIVE/THE PROPHET'S MOTIVE is aligned with the Occupy Movement's concerns even though it was not specifically written for or about the movement.

The book focuses on the main cause of economic disparity-the profit motive-and about bringing morality into the current world economic system-the prophet's motive-to change economic s: 4.

In his book The Faces Of Christianity: A Photographic Journey, Abbas, the Iranian-born photographer, does just this. the A-list celebs, the profit motive or the bottom line; look out, instead. Profit Motive [Music Download] by Gwen Stacy.

Search by title, catalog stock #, author, isbn, etc. Customer Appreciation Sale. Some criticize the profit motive in the ethic of self-interest which destroys, distorts and undermines all relationships other than strictly economic ones.

Griffiths responds by saying that people in public, military, civil or community service are just as greedy as those people in business: moral and immoral behavior occur in all human. Nursing’s historical and continuing relationship to Christian faith has been well-documented, and although this is reflected in literature stressing the importance of spiritual care, it has had no discernible impact on nurses’ formulations of research methodology.

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