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[Reading] ➻ Being Consumed By William T. Cavanaugh – Connecfloor.co.uk Should Christians be for or against the free market For or against globalization How are we to live in a world of scarcity William Cavanaugh uses Christian resources to incisively address basic economReading Being Consumed By William T Cavanaugh Connecfloorcouk Should Christians be for or against the free market For or against globalization How are we to live in a world of scarcity William Cavanaugh uses Christian resources to incisively address basic econom Should Christians be for or against the free market For or against global

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Ization How are we to live in a world of scarcity William Cavanaugh uses Christian resources to incisively address basic economic matters the free market consumer culture globalization and scarcity arguing that we should not just accept these as givens but should instead change the terms of the debateAmong other things Cavanaugh discusses how God in the Euc

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Being ConsumedHarist forms us to consume and be consumed rightly Examining pathologies of desire in contemporary free market economies  Being Consumed puts forth a positive and inspiring vision of how the body of Christ can engage in economic alternatives At every turn Cavanaugh illustrates his theological analysis with concrete examples of Christian economic practice

Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Dr William T Cavanaugh is Associate Professor of Theology at the University of St Thomas in St Paul Minnesota He holds an MA in Theology and Religious Studies from Cambridge University and a PhD in Religion from Duke University.

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  • Matt

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedCavanaugh argues that globalism is a counterfeit of the church Consumerism is the worldview that drives the structures of globalism and it is a direct challenge to the Christian faith Cavanaugh writesConsumer culture is one of the most powerful systems of formation in the contemporary world arguably powerful than Christianity While a Christian may spend an hour per week in church she may spend twenty five hours per week watching television to say nothing of the hours spent on the Internet listening to the radio shopping looking at junk mail and other advertisements Nearly everywhere we lay our eyes gas pump handles T shirts public restroom walls bank receipts church bulletins sports uniforms and so on we are confronted by advertisingSuch a powerful formative system is not morally neutral; it trains us to see the wor


  • Nathaniel Spencer

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedHovered between 4 and 5 stars because of its brevity but I went and gave it the edge after the phenomenal chapter on how Christ embodies the problem of the one and the many in a way that satisfies and reconstructs economy and the forces that drive economy I would read a book 10x as long on the subject but this is a fantastic introduction to how Christian theology adresses economics the phenomena of globalism human desire and proliferation of choice a


  • Jeremy Garber

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedWilliam T Cavanaugh professor of theology at DePaul University provides an excellent and thoroughly theological interrogation of the economic assumptions underlying our understanding of what it is to be human and live in the world Rather than react to the reality of the free market Cavanaugh suggests Christians should uestion what it means to be free what it means to consume what is the relationship between the global and the local and whether the heart of reality is scarcity or abundance Instead of freedom being the absence of constraint Christians believe that freedom is a gift from God to orient ourselves toward the truly important Instead of reality being a commodity to be consumed God empties through kenosis into the Eucharist so that our desire is consumed into a drive to be a gift for others Instead of the local being sucked up into the universality of the multinational corporate market Christ gives us a picture of the absolute particular that reveals to us our comm


  • Nicole Schrag

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedConsumption read #5 just deleted a bunch of stuff I wrote about the first half of this book bc it was critical and uninteresting than I wanted—it’s fine I’m just not the audience I think in the second half he makes the case that Jesus solves the problem of the particular and the universal which is the lens Cavanaugh used to think about globalization and the Eucharist is part of this I feel like I need to revisit this—imo this is the strongestmost interesting part of the book but I am always so biased to the partic


  • Zack Clemmons

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedCavanaugh takes on as much of our economic life as he can in four short essays each approaching an aspect of economics through a dichotomy FreedomUnfreedom DetachmentAttachment GlobalLocal ScarcityAbundance and then seeking to resolve the dichotomy by means of a theological sleight of hand He uses Augustine the monastic tradition von Balthasar and the Eucharist respectively as lenses by which to understand these particular tensions of economic life after the Fall ChristianlyCavanaugh helpfully frames all economic uestions within the clarifying concept of human flourishing allowing the utilitarian dross that typically clings to economics as a discipline to be uickly burned away None of the essays are comprehensive on their su


  • John Shelton

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedHard to know how to review this chapters 1 2 and 4 were great and well written Chapter 3 may have been important too but felt like the kind of academic essay I wrote in graduate school cleaving so close to a specific thinker so as to never get to saying what one is trying to sayThe book did help me think better about markets vs communion Augustine’s uti frui distinction and how being united in the body of Christ makes a difference for how we think about our


  • pplofgod

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedNot bad Average His other book Migrations of the Holy is far better imo


  • Josh

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedThis book shifted my paradigm on Christianity in the sphere of economics


  • Kara

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being ConsumedA great introduction to important topics Left me wanting longer detailed arguments


  • Bob

    Download Text × Being Consumed ☆Ý William t cavanaugh Being Consumed Summary An extended essay in theological reflection from a Catholic perspective on the economic realities of the free market consumer culture globalization and scarcityThere is something than vaguely disturbing in the word consumer as it is applied to human b