Business Ethics and Family Life

Business Ethics and Family Life

Christian libertarians often present themselves as hard-nosed realists, but it’s hard to imagine a more extravagant fantasy than the assumption that the skills and traits required to navigate the vagaries of twenty-first-century American capitalism can be mapped directly onto the virtues that build us up in holiness. Work can bring us closer to the Lord—as part of a balanced and humane life filled also with leisure and enjoyment and prayer. A life dedicated to work alone—especially work demanded by the market for survival—is unbalanced and inhumane; it is based on a false and philistine anthropology that elevates the market above the person and the Lord Himself.

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