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Saturday Afternoon Book Review: Michael Kruse

posted by Scot McKnight

Michael Kruse is well-known to the Jesus Creed blog, and here he plies his trade once again in a book review. A variety of anthropological lenses have been used to examine the New Testament world but one lens remains relatively […]

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Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 10

posted by Scot McKnight

Folks Michael Kruse finishes off this wonderful series today, and I hope you express your appreciation to him. We need education like this, and to that end David Opderbeck will begin a series next week on “Law” — David’s a […]

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Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 9

posted by Scot McKnight

Eighteen years ago, Pope John Paul II wrote in Centesimus Annus:   “Can it perhaps be said that, after the failure of Communism, capitalism is the victorious social system, and that capitalism should be the goal of the countries now making […]

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Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 8

posted by Scot McKnight

Today I’m departing some from offering basic economic concepts and interjecting a sociological element into our discussion.  There is considerable energy to today around the idea that Christians need to resist impersonal capitalism and Western individualism. The most common characterization […]

Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 7

posted by Scot McKnight

Today’s post promises to be “profitic.” We are exploring the concept of profit. What is profit?  What is its role in business and the economy?   Unlike most economies of the past, most of us earn income by engaging in a narrow […]

Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 6

posted by Scot McKnight

Today we turn to the topic of wealth. Let’s start with a simple question: What is wealth? The answer may not be as obvious as it seems. Consider the following.   The Nature of Wealth   How much would you […]

Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 5

posted by Scot McKnight

“Love your neighbor as yourself.” This injunction is mentioned once in the Old Testament (Lev. 19:18) and seven times in the New Testament (Matt. 19:19, 22:39; Mark 12:31; Luke 10:27; Rom. 13:9; Gal. 5:14; James 2:8) It is the core […]

Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 4

posted by Scot McKnight

This series is by Michael Kruse and it concerns economics — a basics in economics. Most of us, and I include myself, no next to nothing about how economics work and so this series is here for the education of […]

Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 3

posted by Scot McKnight

The third installment in a series by Michael Kruse about Christians and economics. I think many of us make remarks about economics on the basis of the Bible, but do we understand the economic theory at work in our statements […]

Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse 2

posted by Scot McKnight

Last week I wrote that the driving question behind economics is this: Given scarce (i.e., limited) resources, what should each of us do today and how will we coordinate billions of projects? Today we identify two modes of economic analysis: […]

Basic Economics at the Jesus Creed: Michael Kruse

posted by Scot McKnight

Michael Kruse, who blogs at the Kruse Kronicle, is one of our most faithful conversation partners on the Jesus Creed blog. He has over and over instructed us about economics and so we asked him to do a series for […]

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Let's Get Neanderthal!
The Cave Man Diet, or Paleo Diet, is getting attention. (Nothing is said about Culver's at all.) The big omission, I have to admit, is that those folks were hunters -- using spears or smacking some rabbit upside the conk or grabbing a fish or ...

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