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  • Doing God: Reading the UK General Election Campaign (November 6 – December 12, 2019) through the Lens of Religion 

    Service, Ryan (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    This study evaluates the relationship between political engagement and religious interest in British society. The paper examines this relationship through the lens of the general election campaign in December 2019 in which ...
  • The Rise of Evangelical Conservatism in Mexican Politics 

    Gómez Peralta, Héctor (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    This article documents the rise of the Evangelical movement in Mexican politics. Unlike historical Protestantism (Lutherans, Anglicans, Methodists, etc.), which contained many elements that could be considered progressive, ...
  • The Business of Business: Recapturing a Personalist Perspective 

    McNerney, John (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    The business of business properly understood is necessarily personalistic. The human person acting as an entrepreneur or working in business is not merely froth and bubble in the stream of history but is a freely acting ...
  • The Economy of Communion as an Exercise of Prophetic Imagination 

    Gallagher, John (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    This paper seeks to consider the purpose and meaning of the Economy of Communion (EoC) movement in the context of totalism. It makes the claim that the EoC is an exercise of prophetic imagination as that idea has been ...
  • Introduction 

    Gustafson, Andrew; Harvey, Celeste (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
  • Pope Francis and the Economy of Communion 

    Morán, Jesús; Uelmen, Amelia J. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    As leader of the global Catholic Church, Pope Francis, like his predecessors, has offered critical reflection on what it might take to help move the world toward greater attentiveness to economic justice and sustainable ...
  • A Person-Centered Theory of the Firm: Learning from the Economy of Communion 

    Harvey, Celeste (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    In this essay the Economy of Communion model of business practice is explained by situating it in context with other traditional theories of the firm, the purpose of business, and other socially-concerned entrepreneurship ...
  • Exploring Subsidiarity: The Case of the Economy of Communion 

    Buckeye, Jeanne G. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    This article discusses the meaning and significance of subsidiarity and its companion principles, solidarity and participation, as both principles of Catholic social thought (CST) and as management principles. The author ...
  • The Economy of Communion: Catholic social teaching Put to Work 

    Gustafson, Andrew (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    This more biographical essay will attempt to bring together theory about Economy of Communion (EoC) practices with the real life experiences the author has had as an EoC entrepreneur. While Gustafson rehabs and then rents ...
  • Economy of Communion, Poverty, and a Humanized Economy 

    Crivelli, Luca (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    This contribution makes more explicit the link existing between the Economy of Communion and the objectives of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights, in particular with regard to the human ...
  • Bibliography of English Resources on the Economy of Communion 

    Gustafson, Andrew; Harvey, Celeste (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
  • Economy of Communion: A Different Attitude to Work 

    Sibley, Angus (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Conventional economic theory and practice sees work as a disutility: something that we dislike and prefer to avoid. So we eliminate work wherever possible, replacing human workers by machinery or electronics, thus enabling ...
  • Simplicity of Lifestyle as a Goal of Business: Practicing the Economy of Communion as a Challenge to Consumer Society 

    Cloutier, David (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    My first task in the paper will be to illuminate why following genuine principles of one’s Christianity is so challenging in the contemporary economy, and then I will turn to a specific aspect of the challenge: the importance ...
  • Ownership and Business Succession: Considerations from Catholic Social Teaching and the Economy of Communion 

    Beabout, Gregory (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Small to medium-sized businesses are a significant part of the economy, and play a very significant role strengthening local communities. However, few have a clear plan for succession. Business succession is important for ...
  • Address of His Holiness Pope Francis to Participants in the Meeting “Economy of Communion” 

    Francis, Pope (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
  • For an Economy Based on Communion 

    Lubich, Chiara (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Here Chiara Lubich, founder of the EoC movement, provides a brief explanation of the origins and key characteristics of the Economy of Communion. Among those characteristics are 1. That we should practice business with the ...
  • A Response to Bishop Robert Barron’s Call to the Laity: The Catholic Church’s Response to Racism 

    Kappadakunnel, Matt (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
  • How to Prevent Burnout and Improve Performance? The Role of Perceived Autonomy and Spirituality to Achieve Higher Performance 

    Wahyu Ariani, Dorothea (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship model of perceived autonomy, spirituality, burnout, and performance. The research was conducted on undergraduate students in Indonesian universities, especially ...
  • Race, Religion, and Boycotts 

    Khari Brown, R.; Evans, Hannah; Brown, Ronald E. (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    Using multiple surveys, this study examined the association between attending congregations in which clergy and/or lay persons discussed social-political issues and the perceptions Blacks, Whites, and Hispanics have about ...
  • Obesity and Religious Composition: Understanding Obesity Rates in Major U.S. Cities 

    Marini, Christina (Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University. Omaha, Nebraska, 2020)
    As the obesity epidemic continues to grow in the United States, causing premature death and increased healthcare costs, researchers are investigating the various factors which contribute to obesity. Building on the developed ...

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