Accounting, Capitalism and the Revealed Religions: A Study by Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

By Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

This e-book analyses the bearing of world monotheistic faiths in the direction of the philosophy and perform of checklist protecting and accounting all through heritage. the writer bargains a entire dialogue of the literal and figurative approaches of taking account and ascribing responsibility that hyperlink religions comparable to Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Chapters handle theology and accounting in tandem with social behaviours to illustrate how auditing and calculating customs permeate practicing religions. This booklet first highlights how the 4 monotheisms have considered and included accounting traditionally, after which appears ahead to the accounting debates, applied sciences and traditions in today’s global that derive from those non secular customs. Drawing seriously at the writings of Max Weber and Werner Sombart, the writer demonstrates that accounting and capitalism have non secular roots a long way past the Protestant ethic.

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