If you’ve ever wondered, “How do I connect good intentions with sound economic principles?” then Acton University is the perfect place for you to begin a lifelong journey of obtaining knowledge and skills regarding liberty, faith, and free-market economics. Ancient Faith Radio is pleased to present the Orthodox lectures from the 2015 Acton University, which took place this past June. The Mission of the Acton Institute is to promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles.
This course offers a brief survey and analysis of the historical interaction between Christian monasticism and markets, both East and West. The overwhelmingly positive practice of monastic enterprise since the beginning of the movement offers an important context for monastic teachings on wealth, possessions, and poverty, and challenges common caricatures of monasticism as being of no “earthly” good.
August 18, 2015 Length: 41:20