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Reforming the Morality of Usury: A Study of the Differences That Separated the Protestant Reformers

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In the early years of the sixteenth century, the Church experienced a dramatic shift in its moral perception of the practice of usury. Leaders of the continental Protestant Reformation (Lutheran, Calvinist, and Anabaptist) all grappled with the Roman Catholic Church's moral teaching on the practice of lending money at interest. Although these three theological streams ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published December 30th 2003 by Upa
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"Reforming the Morality of Usury" is a fascinating academic work on the topic of usury within three predominant veins of thought within the reformation.

David W. Jones, explores the theology of John Calvin, Martin Luther and the leaders of the Anabaptist movement on the topic of usury to demonstrate that all three held differing opinions. Jones goes on to explain why these thought leaders had differing views and how we should think about the doctrine of usury in our current cultural context.

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