The number of people living in abject poverty is decreasing at an unprecedented rate. Capitalism has played a major role in lifting people out of such poverty, yet many raise legitimate concerns about capitalism: Does capitalism hurt the poor? Promote materialism? Harm the environment? Allow the rich to get richer at the expense of others? Is capitalism the best system for organizing societies and economies?
With contributions from noted economists and theologians, Counting the Cost: Christian Perspectives on Capitalism takes an honest and empathetic look at capitalism and its critiques from a biblical perspective.