The End of Work: Theological Critiques of Capitalism

The End of Work: Theological Critiques of Capitalism

John Hughes


Surveys 20th century theologies of labor, contrasting differing methods to think about the “problem of work” from a theological perspective.

  • Aimed at theologians fascinated about how Christianity may have interaction in social feedback, besides people who are attracted to the relationship among Marxist and Christian traditions
  • Explores debates approximately exertions lower than capitalism and considers the connection among divine and human work
  • Through an intensive studying of Weber’s Protestant paintings Ethic, argues that the triumph of the "spirit of software" is essential to figuring out smooth notions of work
  • Draws at the paintings of varied 20th century Catholic thinkers, together with Josef Pieper, Jacques Maritain, Eric Gill, and David Jones
  • Published within the new and prestigious Illuminations series.

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