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This week on Economic Update, Prof Wolff presents updates on Amazon workers' strike, the impact of US inflation, and the underappreciated economic aspects of Russia-Ukraine war. In the second half of the show, Wolff interviews Prof. Joerg Rieger on Christian Socialism, past and present.
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About our guest: Dr. Joerg Rieger is Distinguished Professor of Theology and the Founding Director of the Wendland-Cook Program in Religion and Justice at Vanderbilt University. Author and editor of 25 books, his books include Jesus vs. Caesar: For People Tired of Serving the Wrong God (2018), Unified We are a Force: How Faith and Labor Can Overcome America’s Inequalities (with Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger, 2016), Occupy Religion: Theology of the Multitude (with Kwok Pui-lan, 2012), and No Rising Tide: Theology, Economics, and the Future (2009). His works have been translated into Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Croatian, German, Malayalam, Korean, and Chinese.
- Joerg Rieger’s website: www.joergrieger.com
- The Wendland-Cook Program: www.religionandjustice.org
- Twitter: @ReligionandJ
- Facebook: @religionandjustice
- The Institute for Christian Socialism: www.christiansocialism.com
- Common production on religion and socialism: https://www.religionandjustice.org/christianities-socialisms-series
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This derives from older literature and an older text, “Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges”