The moral foundations of economic prosperit
by Andrew Abela
At the new School of Business & Economics at The Catholic University of America, our approach is to integrate morality into all our teaching and research. Why? Because Christian morality is vital for sustained economic prosperity.
Harvard economist Niall Ferguson quotes a scholar from the Chinese Academy of Arts... [Read more of this article]
What is Pope Francis saying to business leaders?
BILL BOWMAN writes that Pope Francis made some business leaders uncomfortable with Evangelii Gaudium last fall. The Pope wants us to focus on people, on their dignity, on their need for a “leg up,” on their rights to make decisions on their own. Bowman says the best way to do that is to incorporate the four pillars of Catholic social doctrine .... [Read more of this article]
Cultivating the virtues of subsidiarity
LANCE BYRON RICHEY writes that it’s easy to criticize power-hungry politicians, but if we want leaders who support limited government, they must come from our own ranks. Cultivating leaders demands cultivating virtues. This means modeling humility and patience in our own careers, sharing responsibilities, and seeking out employees who do likewise... [Read more of this article]
Poverty, justice and Christian love
MICHAEL MILLER writes that there are many problems with the way we engage questions of poverty both in the U.S. and abroad, but one underlying philosophical issue that is often neglected is that we have replaced charity with humanitarianism, a hollowed-out secular and materialist vision of Christian love. We need a more human vision of Christian love... [Read more of this article]
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