Accounting, Capitalism and the Revealed Religions: A Study by Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

By Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

This ebook analyses the bearing of world monotheistic faiths in the direction of the philosophy and perform of list holding and accounting all through historical past. the writer deals a entire dialogue of the literal and figurative approaches of taking account and ascribing responsibility that hyperlink religions similar to Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Chapters deal with 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 considered 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 non secular roots some distance past the Protestant ethic.

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The summation of which accumulated the monetary capital of the Church, and the reinvestment thereof in lucrative properties contributed to the accumulation process. 5 In fact, the leaders of the Roman Catholic Church have historically behaved as capitalistic entrepreneurs and, like other monotheisms, Roman Catholicism has held the spirit of capitalism. 4 Islam, the Arab World and Early Capitalistic Practices As in Protestantism, Judaism or Catholicism, Islam has evolved alongside capitalism and has integrated its aims and methods (Aqbal and Mirakhor 2006; Gambling and Karim 1991; Iqbal 1997; Rodinson 1966; TaqiUsmani 2002; Tinker 2004; Zubair 1983).

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