When Liberation theology was in its heyday in the 1970s and 80's, critics couldn't imagine a scholar pulling off a "theology of capitalism." Grudem and Asmus have been defending capitalism from a biblical perspective, as Michael Novak was doing in the 1980s. Guyton, of the Huffington Post entitled his article "theology of capitalism" and has written on the biblical virtue of taking risks (innovating) -but not at the expense of harming others. And even more surprising, defense for capitalism is coming from the pope:, who argued for "virtuous capitalism":
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Kenneth Nehrbass, Ph.D.
Associate Professor at Biola University, Author, Pastor