Recent Submissions

  • Simplicity of Lifestyle as a Goal of Business: Practicing the Economy of Communion as a Challenge to Consumer Society 

    Cloutier, David Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    My first task in the paper will be to illuminate why following genuine principles of one’s Christianity is so challenging in the contemporary economy, and then I will turn to a specific aspect of the challenge: the importance ...
  • Ownership and Business Succession: Considerations from Catholic Social Teaching and the Economy of Communion 

    Beabout, Gregory Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    Small to medium-sized businesses are a significant part of the economy, and play a very significant role strengthening local communities. However, few have a clear plan for succession. Business succession is important for ...
  • Address of His Holiness Pope Francis to Participants in the Meeting “Economy of Communion” 

    Francis, Pope Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
  • For an Economy Based on Communion 

    Lubich, Chiara Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    Here Chiara Lubich, founder of the EoC movement, provides a brief explanation of the origins and key characteristics of the Economy of Communion. Among those characteristics are 1. That we should practice business with the ...
  • Bibliography of English Resources on the Economy of Communion 

    Gustafson, Andrew; Harvey, Celeste Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
  • Economy of Communion: A Different Attitude to Work 

    Sibley, Angus Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    Conventional economic theory and practice sees work as a disutility: something that we dislike and prefer to avoid. So we eliminate work wherever possible, replacing human workers by machinery or electronics, thus enabling ...
  • The Business of Business: Recapturing a Personalist Perspective 

    McNerney, John Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    The business of business properly understood is necessarily personalistic. The human person acting as an entrepreneur or working in business is not merely froth and bubble in the stream of history but is a freely acting ...
  • The Economy of Communion as an Exercise of Prophetic Imagination 

    Gallagher, John Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    This paper seeks to consider the purpose and meaning of the Economy of Communion (EoC) movement in the context of totalism. It makes the claim that the EoC is an exercise of prophetic imagination as that idea has been ...
  • Pope Francis and the Economy of Communion 

    Morán, Jesús; Uelmen, Amelia J. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    As leader of the global Catholic Church, Pope Francis, like his predecessors, has offered critical reflection on what it might take to help move the world toward greater attentiveness to economic justice and sustainable ...
  • A Person-Centered Theory of the Firm: Learning from the Economy of Communion 

    Harvey, Celeste Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    In this essay the Economy of Communion model of business practice is explained by situating it in context with other traditional theories of the firm, the purpose of business, and other socially-concerned entrepreneurship ...
  • Exploring Subsidiarity: The Case of the Economy of Communion 

    Buckeye, Jeanne G. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    This article discusses the meaning and significance of subsidiarity and its companion principles, solidarity and participation, as both principles of Catholic social thought (CST) and as management principles. The author ...
  • The Economy of Communion: Catholic social teaching Put to Work 

    Gustafson, Andrew Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    This more biographical essay will attempt to bring together theory about Economy of Communion (EoC) practices with the real life experiences the author has had as an EoC entrepreneur. While Gustafson rehabs and then rents ...
  • Introduction 

    Gustafson, Andrew; Harvey, Celeste Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
  • Economy of Communion, Poverty, and a Humanized Economy 

    Crivelli, Luca Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 22, 2020. )
    This contribution makes more explicit the link existing between the Economy of Communion and the objectives of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights, in particular with regard to the human ...
  • Theology in the Wake of Survivor Testimony: Epistemic Injustice and Clergy Sex Abuse 

    Kidd, Erin Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This paper develops a theological understanding of the harm done when survivor testimony regarding clergy sex abuse is not believed. Using recent philosophical research in epistemic injustice, I trace the epistemic challenges ...
  • Justice-Abuse in the Catholic Church 

    Lawler, Michael G.; Salzman, Todd A. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    We believe that the continuing emphasis on the sexual-abuse of minors in the Catholic Church, correct though it may be, helps to cover up the justice-abuse of both minors and adults, which is enabled by the exaggerated ...
  • Different Forms of Religiousness and Their Complex Relationship with Prejudice 

    Leak, Gary K.; Budesheim, Thomas L.; Finken, Laura L.; Chinen, Nikki Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    A century of theoretical and empirical work in the psychology of religion has attempted to establish the links between different forms of religiousness and various types of prejudice. The present study examined the connection ...
  • Introduction 

    Simkins, Ronald A. Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
  • Taking Hold of Reality: White Protestant Theology and Racism at the End of White Christian America 

    Norris, Kristopher Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This essay places twentieth century white U.S. Protestant theology in conversation with the liberation theologies of Ignacio Ellacuría and James Cone. Drawing on Ellacuría’s belief that theology begins with “taking hold ...
  • The Genesis of Male AUTHORity in the Order of Creation: A Deconstruction Toward Integrity in Justice Discourse 

    Calef, Susan Supplement Series for the Journal of Religion & Society. vol. 21, 2020. )
    This essay presents a critical exploration of the genesis of authority as a male prerogative by examining biblical texts that comprise a sustained gender discourse spanning the length of biblical tradition. Focal texts ...

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