End of Work by John Hughes
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End of Work
By John Hughes

The End of Work

Theological Critiques of Capitalism

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End of Work by John Hughes

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Surveys twentieth century theologies of work, contrasting differing approaches to consider the "problem of labor" from a theological perspective. * Aimed at theologians concerned with how Christianity might engage in social criticism, as well those who are interested in the connection between Marxist and Christian traditions * Explores debates about labor under capitalism and considers the relationship between divine and human work * Through a thorough reading of Weber's Protestant Work Ethic, argues that the triumph of the "spirit of utility" is crucial to understanding modern notions of work * Draws on the work of various twentieth century Catholic thinkers, including Josef Pieper, Jacques Maritain, Eric Gill, and David Jones * Published in the new and prestigious Illuminations series.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405158930
ISBN-10: 140515893X
Classification: Christian social thought & activity , Economic systems & structures
Format: Paperback (228mm x 153mm x 14mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Hughes

John Hughes is Curate of St David's with St Michael's Exeter and holds a Cambridge PhD. He has published a number of articles in top journals such as Telos and Modern Theology.

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