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The End of Work: Theological Critiques of Capitalism (2007)
by John Hughes
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 140515893X, Paperback)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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