By Vassili Joannidès de Lautour
This e-book analyses the bearing of world monotheistic faiths in the direction of the philosophy and perform of list conserving and accounting all through heritage. the writer bargains a accomplished dialogue of the literal and figurative strategies of taking account and ascribing responsibility that hyperlink religions resembling Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Chapters handle theology and accounting in tandem with social behaviours to illustrate how auditing and calculating customs permeate training religions. This booklet first highlights how the 4 monotheisms have considered and integrated accounting traditionally, after which appears to be like ahead to the accounting debates, applied sciences and traditions in today’s international 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 non secular roots a long way past the Protestant ethic.
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Accounting, Capitalism and the Revealed Religions: A Study of Christianity, Judaism and Islam by Vassili Joannidès de Lautour