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Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: A Revolution in Attitudes Toward Prosperity & Wealth
The Moral and Economic Philosophy of Adam Smith
Weber and Tawney on Religion and Economics
Chapter 2 - America's Exceptional Individualism
The Religious Aspects of American Individualism
New Thought Theologies
Chapter 3 - Evolution of the Protestant Ethic in 20th Century America
The Gospel of Success
Pentecostal and Neo-Pentecostal Theologies
The Prosperity Gospel Today
Related Ethical Defenses of Wealth Accumulation
The Reach of Wealth Accumulation Defenses
Chapter 4: Toward Developing A 21st Century Faith & Money Ethic
Introduction and an Historical Note
Challenging the Spirituality of Accumulation
Biblical Perspectives on Reuniting Faith and Money
Ministries for Transforming Our Relationship with Money
Appendix: Faith and Money Resources
A M.A. thesis submitted in candidacy for the degree of Master of Arts in Religion and Theology
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