Economics as Religion

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Economics as Religion

Economics as Religion

  • Author : Robert H. Nelson
  • ISBN Code : 0271023724
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Number of Pages : 408
  • Publish Date : 2001-05-16

In this study, Robert H. Nelson explores the genesis, the prophets, the prophesies, and the tenets of what he sees as a religion of economics that has come into full blossom in latter-day America. Nelson does not see "theology" as a bad word, and his examination of the theology underlying Samuelsonian and Chicagoan economics is not a put-down. It is a way of seeing the rhetoric of fundamental belief—what has been called "vision."

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