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Compassionate Capitalism
Compassionate Capitalism: a Judeo-Christian Value by Harold Eberle


 
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Author: Harold Eberle
Subtitle: A Judeo-Christian Value
Format: Paperback
Length: 132 Pages
Published: 2010

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Compassionate Capitalism is a historical look at the birth and development of capitalism. You will learn how capitalism first developed as God worked among the Hebrew people in Old Testament times. The resultant economic principles spread with Christianity and transformed the Western world. Ove the years, conflicts arose, wars ensued, and struggles continue today over the just distribution of wealth. It remains for us to apply the principles of capitalism with Godly compassion. We need a revolution of compassionate capitalism!


Table of Contents

Introduction

Section 1: God Mentored the Hebrew People to Be Prosperous

1: God Covenanted with Abraham

2: An Example of Mentoring for Success

3: The Concept of One God

4: A Sense of Identity

5: A Sense of Purpose and Responsibility

6: Land Ownership

7: Living as Free People

8: Laws by Which to Govern

9: Rest on the Seventh Day

10: Honoring Parents

11: Establishment of Personal Property Rights

12: Enjoying the Fruit of Ones Own Labor

13: Tithing

14: Compassion for and Care of the Needy

15: Holding Each Other Accountable

16: Working for All You Eat and Possess

17: Making and Keeping Covenants

18: Limited Government

19: Lending is Blessed, Borrowing is Cursed

20: Linear Time and Progress

21: Planning for the Future

22: Inheritances, Frugality and Savings

23: A Sense of Capital Separate from Self

24: Some are Wise, Some are Foolish

25: Gods People Should Prosper!

Summary

Section 2: Capitalism in the New Testament

26: The First Christians Were Capitalists

27: Net Testament Capitalism

28: Caring for the Needy

29: He Who Has Ear to Hear, Let Him Hear

30: Futility of Hoarding Great Wealth

31: Avoiding Greed

32: Applying Contrary Principles

33: Work to Care for Self and Family

34: Advancement and Progress

35: Financing the Gospel

Summary

Section 3: the Historic Spread Capitalism and Christianity

36: A Realistic View of the Ancient Period

37: Christianity Spreading into Europe

38: Medieval Christianity

39: A Morphed Form of Christianity

40: Serfdom to Capitalism

41: Introduction of Business Standards and Ethics

42: Taking Care of the Widow, Orphan and Poor

43: The Scientific Revolution

44: The Protestant Reformation

45: Attitudes Towards Charging Interest

46: European Commercialization

47: European Expansion through Colonization

48: Redefining Self-interest as Good

49: Free Market Capitalism

50: Freedom and Capitalism in America

51: The Fruit of Capitalism

52: The Industrial Revolution

53: Karl Marxs Solution

54: Governing Capitalism Wisely

55: Capitalism Tempered with Socialistic Values

56: Moves Toward Socialistic Values

57: The New Deal in America

58: Modern Capitalism Versus Socialism

59: Economists Shaping Society

60: Environmental Protection

Summary

Section 4: Capitalism at Work Today

61: Capitalism at Work in Developing Nations

62: McDonalds Moving into an African Village

63: McDonalds Benefiting an African Village

64: Critics of McDonalds

65: Capitalism at Work in Africa

66: A Critique from a Socialist

67: Do the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Poorer?

68: The Plight of the Poor

69: Socialism is Cruel

70: Capitalism Promotes Cooperation

71: Relationships Improve in Capitalistic Societies

72: People Need to Work, Struggle and Grow

73: The Place of Government

74: Socialistic Governments are Oppressive

75: The Current Move Toward Socialism

76: The Forces Driving Capitalism

77: Fear as a Driving Force

78: Should We Have a Classless Society?

79: Justice Versus Fairness

80: The Modern Businessperson

Summary

Section 5: A Revolution of Compassionate Capitalism

81: The Role of the Individual

82: the Role of the Family

83: The Role of the Church

84: The Role of the Government

85: Social Programs Which Benefit Us All

86: Programs Which Benefit the Oppressed

87: Benevolent Social Programs?

88: Will the Family and Church Do It?

89: Who Are the Beneficiaries?

90: Not All Social Programs Are Bad

91: Government Creates Dependency

92: Slowing the Successful Slows Society

93: The Overall Cost to Society

94: Gods Warning

95: Compassion Exercised by Personal Choice

96: Acts of Compassionate Require Wealth

97: Compassionate Capitalists are Abundant

98: Compassion Towards Ones Descendants

99: Being a Follower of Jesus

100: Joining a Cultural Revolution

Summary

Conclusion

Recommended Reading

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About the Author

Harold R. Eberle has traveled the world and established several schools in developing nations. He has authored over 25 books and oversees Worldcast Ministries and Publishing, which is based in Yakima, WA.