Protestantism and economic ethics:An example for the interaction of faith and fabric?

  • Wolfgang Huber Stellenbosch University
Keywords: Economic ethics, Reformation, spirit of capitalism, contributively justice, market


This text addresses a specific religious and ethical tradition, namely the protestant version of Christianity, and a specific field of what is currently referred to as ‘applied ethics,’ specifically economic ethics, in order to find out in which way this tradition and this field of applied ethics are interwoven and it does so in a situation in which both parts of this pair seem to be in trouble.
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