Free Ebook Through Friday: Orthodox Social Thought – The Cure for Consumerism

Source: Acton Power Blog

The Cure for Consumerism

The latest monograph from the Acton Institute, The Cure for Consumerism by Rev. Gregory Jensen, will be available for free starting this Wednesday, June 10, and ending Friday, the 12th, at midnight. This is the second monograph in the Orthodox Christian Social Thought Series.

Since the onset of the Industrial Revolution, there has been a rapid growth of human flourishing, but critics of the market economy have argued that these improvements have led to consumerism and rampant materialism.

This monograph will explore the possible cures for consumerism. Can society actively choose to consume less? Does our economic system need a complete overhaul?

Rev. Jensen will explore these possibilities, synthesizing insights from the spiritual tradition of the Eastern Orthodox Church with modern social science. This monograph will offer practical solutions to consumerism, putting both faith and economic freedom to work for the common good.

To read a sample or to learn more about The Cure for Consumerism, be sure to visit www.CureConsumerism.com. On Wednesday, you can get your free copy at Amazon.

Fr. Gregory Jensen

Fr. Gregory Jensen

The Rev. Gregory Jensen is a social scientist specializing in religion and personality theory. Currently he is the interim pastor of St Ignatius Orthodox Church in Madison, WI and Orthodox Chaplain at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

He blogs at Koinonia and the American Orthodox Institute. In 2013, he was a Lone Mountain Fellow with the Bozeman, Mont.-based Property and Environmental Research Center (PERC).

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