Roots of Corruption: A Christian Philosophical Examination

In Paul Cho (ed.), CMS Papers. Union Biblical Seminary (forthcoming)
  Copy   BIBTEX


At the root of the corruption problem is its moral and economic nature. The economic problem is a moral problem. Modern theories of corruption are usually empirical in nature. However, they are not without their ideological dimensions though in the modern scheme of things, a normative framework is usually not rationally entertained. Empiricism combined with materialism takes on the reins of economies; however, disregard of the spiritual will not bring any lasting solution. A vision of the absolute is needed. There are various ideologies and religions that provide some kind of a vision or the other. The biblical vision is both historical and prophetic as well. And, the Church is called to be the model of that vision in this pervert and corrupt world.



External links

  • This entry has no external links. Add one.
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Corruption and business in present day venezuela.Rogelio Perez Perdomo - 1990 - Journal of Business Ethics 9 (7):555 - 566.
Conceptions of political corruption in ancient Athens and Rome.Lisa Hill - 2013 - History of Political Thought 34 (4):565-587.
Mises, Hayek and Corruption.Tomáš Otáhal - 2014 - Journal of Business Ethics 119 (3):399-404.
Multiple Communities and Controlling Corruption.Philip M. Nichols - 2009 - Journal of Business Ethics 88 (4):805 - 813.
Sustainable Action and Moral Corruption.Roland Mees - 2015 - In Dieter Birnbacher & May Thorseth (eds.), The Politics of Sustainability: Philosophical perspectives. New York: Routledge. pp. 109-126.


Added to PP

726 (#23,636)

6 months
333 (#6,275)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Domenic Marbaniang
Central India Theological Seminary

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references