- Work is a moral duty.
- Charging of interest on loans is ethically legitimate.
- Private property is a proper social institution.
- Because wealth is given by God, there is no Christian mandate for forced income equality.
- Wealth brings with it the opportunity for and responsibility of charity.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Calvin and Commerce
Calvin and Commerce: The Transforming Power of Calvinism in Market Economies.You can read a brief review of the book by Orthodox Presbyterian Minister, Mark J. Larson here. According to the review, Hall and Burton stress five tenets of Calvin's views on economic issues: