The Wise Worker is Just

February 21, 2018By DPC EditorFaith at Work

Originally published by the Theology of Work Project. The proverbs do not stop with commending generosity but go further to claim that caring for the poor is a matter of justice. First, the proverbs recognize that people are often poor because the rich and powerful defraud or oppress them. Or, if they were already poor, … Read More

Economic Wisdom Project

January 31, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

The Economic Wisdom Project was originally produced by the Oikonomia Network. The Oikonomia Network is a theological learning community helping pastors equip people for whole-life discipleship, fruitful work and economic wisdom. At the core of the Economic Wisdom Project are the 12 Elements of Economic Wisdom. We have designed them in the form of proverbial declarations, … Read More

Workers on Tap

January 19, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics, Workplace Challenges

This article was originally published by The Economist. You can read the full article by clicking here. IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the automobile from a rich man’s toy into transport for the masses. Today a growing … Read More

The Economics of Radical Generosity

January 18, 2018By DPC EditorEconomics

This article was originally published by Theology of Work Project. You can read the full article here. There is continuing debate about whether or not these community summaries advocate a certain economic system, with some commentators describing the practice of the community as “proto-communism” and others seeing a mandatory divestiture of goods. The text, however, … Read More