By Vassili Joannidès de Lautour
This publication analyses the bearing of worldwide monotheistic faiths in the direction of the philosophy and perform of checklist conserving and accounting all through heritage. the writer deals a entire dialogue of the literal and figurative procedures of taking account and ascribing responsibility that hyperlink religions equivalent to Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Chapters tackle theology and accounting in tandem with social behaviours to illustrate how auditing and calculating customs permeate working towards religions. This e-book first highlights how the 4 monotheisms have seen and integrated accounting traditionally, after which appears to be like ahead to the accounting debates, applied sciences and traditions in today’s global that derive from those spiritual customs. Drawing seriously at the writings of Max Weber and Werner Sombart, the writer demonstrates that accounting and capitalism have spiritual roots a ways past the Protestant ethic.
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11 For Biblical insights into accountability for God’s blessings, see in the New Testament Matthew 5: 11, 12: 36, 13: 21; Mark 4: 17; Luke 1: 3, 6: 22, 16: 2, 9: 23, 19: 3; John 12: 9–11, 14: 11, 15: 21; in the Epistles: Romans 14: 12; I Corinthians 14: 24; II Corinthians 10: 10; Philippians 1: 24; Colossians 3: 6, 4: 3; Philemon 1: 18; Hebrews 4: 13, 13: 17; I Peter 4: 5. These references are to be supplemented with those of footnote 5. Indeed, references from the Old Testament apply to Protestantism too.
Accounting, Capitalism and the Revealed Religions: A Study of Christianity, Judaism and Islam by Vassili Joannidès de Lautour