Bulls, Bears and Golden Calves: Applying Christian Ethics in Economics

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-01
  • Publisher: Intervarsity Pr
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $24.00 Save up to $12.39
  • Buy Used


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


Surveying key ideologies of our era, political scientist David Koyzis offers careful analysis and fair critique of liberalism, conservatism, nationalism, democracy and socialism. He also proposes alternative models that flow out of Christianity's historic engagement with the public square.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Laying the Foundation
Grid Work: A Theological and Ethical Framework
Reflections on the Basic Assumptions of Economics
Me, Myself and Why? Pursuit of Self-Interest Promotes What Exactly?
Waste Not? Reappraising the Goal of Economic Efficiency
It's Mine! Private Property Rights
Macroeconomic Issues
How Does Your Garden Grow? The Possibilities and Perils of Economic Growth
Render unto Caesar: The Role of Government in the Economy
Overemployment: The Growth of Work and the Loss of Leisure
Catching Your Interest: Lending and Borrowing in Scripture and History
Gross Compensation: Executives Rolling in Dough
Microeconomic Issues
A Clarion Call: Poverty and Distributive Justice
Tending the Garden: Environmental Stewardship
Who's Responsible? Business and Social Responsibility
False Hope: The Boom in Legalized Gambling
The Naked Gorilla: The Ethical and Economic Challenge of the Pornography Industry
International Issues
A Matter of Life and Debt: Debt Relief for Less-Developed Countries
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: The Economics of Immigration
The Malthusian Blues: The Ethics and Economics of Population Control
Sand in the Gears: The Corrosive Effect of Corruption
Why Waste Resources? Do Rural Development by the Book
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review