The Separation of Church and Estate

The Separation of Church and Estate



The Separation of Church and Estate: Capitalism and the Christian Conscience is Tylor Standley's debut, full-length book. In it, Tylor discusses Capitalism and its embeddedness in American Christianity. He suggests that Christians ought to allow space for healthy criticism of the economic system that most simply take for granted. In a world where the gap between the rich and poor grows daily, where the planet's resources are harvested to the detriment of the planet itself, where corporations control every decision we make, Christianity must separate itself from the idolatrous estate.

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1. Calzones and Capital: What is Capitalism?
     Martin Luther
2. Incentives for Survival: Human Nature and Capitalism
     Oscar Romero
3. Labor on Loan: Human Worth and Capitalism
     Dorothy Day
4. Blunt Teeth: Creation and Capitalism
     Helen Keller
5. Black Work, White Money: Race and Capitalism
     Martin Luther King, Jr.
6. Mommy, Where Do Pencils Come From?: Global Capitalism
     Toyohiko Kagawa
7. Who Cares about the Poor?: Government and Capitalism
     Karl Barth

About the Author

Tylor Standley is a writer and co-host of Podcastica Patristica. He is co-author of Divine Providence: A Conversation and and the forthcoming Arius in His Own Words, the first ever stand-alone translation of the works of the fourth century heretic Arius.