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Business and Economics

Christians, Capitalism and ESG

When: June 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Wednesday

Where: Swang 102

Session 1

Session Abstract

Christian business leaders face vexing challenges as they balance their faith with the demands of multiple stakeholders and global challenges such as environmental sustainability. In this session participants view these challenges from multiple perspectives, seeking to reconcile faith and capitalism.


Andy Borchers, Lipscomb University, Convener

  • David Johnson, Harding University, “What Do I Owe My Competitors?”
  • Daniel Crouch, Baylor University, “The Enchantments of Mammon and a Romantic View of Nature”
  • Christopher Langford, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, “God and Golden Arches: Christian Thought About Enterprise in the 21st Century”
  • Marcy Binkley and Emma Best, Lipscomb University; Wake Forest University, “ESG Tax Tension”

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James Cone with conferee at the CSC in 2017

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Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson delivering the CSC plenary address

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Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), delivering the CSC plenary address.

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US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivering the CSC plenary address

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