The problems with fractional reserve banking and the creation of checkbook-credit allows banks to rig the system of credit like an elaborate casino.
If social modernism is as worthy of condemnation as is dogmatic modernism, then it surely is worthwhile learning what it is and seeking to avoid it.
Not only do the laws of capitalism facilitate the separation of ownership from work, they also seem to separate ownership from the rights of ownership.
It is worth a closer look to discover whether a connection between justice and fear of Hell might be useful to the common good of society.
The key to understand Guardini’s thought is to recognize the nature of his Christian transgression of modern and contemporary notions of power.
If consumerism is an end in itself, the economy that is produced can be said to be Gnostic.
Pope Benedict wrote the first postmodern encyclical, one that capitalizes on the post-Enlightenment and post-secular weariness with secular reason.