The crisis of global capitalism : Pope Benedict XVI's social encyclical and the future of political economy / edited by Adrian Pabst.Material type: TextPublication details: Cambridge, U.K. : James Clarke and Co., 2012, �2011Description: 1 online resource (xi, 278 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780227901373; 0227901371Other title: Pope Benedict XVI's social encyclical and the future of political economySubject(s): Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009) | Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church | Social justice -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church | Theology, Practical -- International cooperation | Globalization -- Moral and ethical aspects | Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects | Socialism -- Moral and ethical aspects | Secularism -- Moral and ethical aspects | Church and state -- Catholic Church | Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 | Conflict management -- International cooperation | Emergency management -- International cooperation | International economic relations -- Public welfare | Disaster relief -- International cooperation | Humanitarian intervention -- Globalization -- Economic aspects | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues | RELIGION -- Christianity -- General | RELIGION -- General | Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects | Christianity and politics -- Catholic Church | Church and state -- Catholic Church | Conflict management -- International cooperation | Disaster relief -- International cooperation | Emergency management -- International cooperation | Globalization -- Moral and ethical aspects | Social justice -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church | Socialism -- Moral and ethical aspects | Religion | Philosophy & Religion | Christianity | 2008-2009Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Crisis of global capitalism.DDC classification: 261.85 LOC classification: BX1793 | .C757 2012ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Front cover ; Title page ; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1. Christianity and Capitalism; 1. The Real Third Way For a New Metanarrative of Capital and the Associationist Alternative, John Milbank; 2. A Tale of a Duck-Billed Platypus Called Benedict and His Gold and Red Crayons, Tracey Rowland ; Part 2. Christianityand Socialism; 3. "We Communists of the Old School"Benedict's Encyclical and the Future of Christian Socialism, Eugene McCarraher; 4. Beyond the Culture of Cutthroat Competition: The Pope Takes the World by Surprise, Mark and Louise Zwick.
Part 3. Civil and Political Economy 5. Fraternity, Gift, and Reciprocity in Caritas in Veritate, Stefano Zamagni; 6. The Paradoxical Nature of the Good: Relationality, Sympathy, and Mutuality in Rival Traditions of Civil Economy, Adrian Pabst ; Part 4. Caritas in Veritate and Traditionsof Christian Social Teaching; 7. The Anthropological Unity of Caritas in Veritate: Life, Family, and Development, David L. Schindler; 8. Integralism and Gift Exchange in the Anglican Social Tradition, or Avoiding Niebuhr in Ecclesiastical Drag, John Hughes; Part 5. Distributism andAlternative Economies.
9. Common Life: Ethics, Class, Community, Jon Cruddas MP and Jonathan Rutherford 10. Equity and Equilibrium: Why Distributive Justice Is Necessary for Economic Science, John M�edaille ; Bibliography; Back cover.
The current economic crisis stems from a deeper crisis of cultural imagination and civilisational ethics: here is the starting point of this collection of essays which draw a new political economy facing the crisis of Western civilization. This book gathers together a range of audacious and provocative readings of Caritas in Veritate, the first papal encyclical that addresses issues immediately relevant for politic, economic, and social theory. These readings embody the kind of fruitful dialogue Pope Benedict XVI wanted to generate with his radical discourse for an alternative political econom.
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