Being Consumed) [E–pub/Pdf] ☆ William T. Cavanaugh


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  • Being Consumed
  • William T. Cavanaugh
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  • 15 June 2019
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Being Consumed review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB 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 economic matters the free market consumer culture globalization and s William 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 common interconnectedness And instead of scarcity and competition being the heart of reality God s gift of Christ reveals that there is abundance than human imagination can conceiveCavanaugh does a beautiful job in a very short book He is readable while arguing consistently He uses biblical materials and historical theologians such as Augustine and von Balthasar in a way that illuminates rather than overwhelms And he is careful not to fall into the trap of being either liberal or conservative but rather trying to reframe the terms in which we consider these vital economic uestions The only small critiue might be that Cavanaugh s particular suggestions buying local or fair trade participating in Church Supported Agriculture etc might be seen as too little or too modest But in a way even these critiues reinforce his argument that we are called to do small particular local and relational economic activities in a way that reinforces the kingdom Be warned if you are an uncritical devotee of the idol of the free market you will not like what Cavanaugh has to say because he dissects it thoroughly and theologically But if you are open to the Spirit and to Cavanaugh s argument no matter what side of the uestion you thought you were on you will come away with many uestions about what it means to be Christian in an age that worships desire rather than God Rules of the Knife Fight resources to incisively address basic economic matters the free market consumer culture globalization and s William 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 Know What I Saw? 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Being Consumed review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Carcity 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 Eucharist forms us to consume and be consumed rightly Examining pathologies of desire in contempo Cavanaugh 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 subject nor are they meant to be What Cavanaugh succeeds in doing is laying some groundwork for rejecting conceptions of markets and trade and labor and capital and consumption passively imbibed from the ambient culture and instead replacing them with particularly Christian realities A helpful starting point in other worlds for Kingdom Economics

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Being Consumed review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Rary 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 practic Not bad Average His other book Migrations of the Holy is far better imo


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