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Responsible Leadership - An Ethic Of Right Behavior, C. William Pollard Nov 2009

Responsible Leadership - An Ethic Of Right Behavior, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

No abstract provided.


Divine Voice: Christian Proclamation And The Theology Of Sound (Book Review), Teresa Terhaar Jun 2009

Divine Voice: Christian Proclamation And The Theology Of Sound (Book Review), Teresa Terhaar

Pro Rege

Reviewed Title: Webb, Stephen H. The Divine Voice: Christian Proclamation and the Theology of Sound. Grand Rapids, Michigan, Brazos Press, 2004. 244 pages. ISBN 9781587430787.


The Virtue Of Profit (Wheaton, Il - Second Revision), C. William Pollard Jun 2009

The Virtue Of Profit (Wheaton, Il - Second Revision), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this second revision of a speech delivered at Wheaton College's Hastert Center (now the Center for Economy, Government, and Public Policy), Pollard contends that profit can be considered virtuous when it allows servant leaders to invest in employees, thereby contributing to the moral and spiritual formation of human beings.


The Virtue Of Profit (Wheaton, Il - First Revision), C. William Pollard May 2009

The Virtue Of Profit (Wheaton, Il - First Revision), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech -- a revised version of one delivered at Wheaton College's Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy -- Pollard contends that profit can be considered virtuous when it allows servant leaders to invest in employees, thereby contributing to the moral and spiritual formation of human beings.



Augustine And Corruption, Peter Iver Kaufman Apr 2009

Augustine And Corruption, Peter Iver Kaufman

Jepson School of Leadership Studies articles, book chapters and other publications

Augustine's political thought or, as it is often called, political theology is a matter of considerable dispute. 'Augustine and Corruption' approaches that dispute by examining the evidence that Ramsay MacMullen presented to substantiate his observation that Augustine 'approved of' corruption. I read that evidence differently and use Augustine's remarks about bribes paid to court clerks, schemes to defraud philanthropists, and tax evasion to support what has been aptly called 'a minimalist' interpretation of his political expectations.


The Virtue Of Profit (Mclean, Va), C. William Pollard Feb 2009

The Virtue Of Profit (Mclean, Va), C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

In this speech delivered to the Workforce Ministry Group of McLean Presbyterian Church (McLean, VA), Pollard contends that profit can be considered virtuous when it allows servant leaders to invest in employees, thereby contributing to the moral and spiritual formation of human beings.


Ethical Leadership, C. William Pollard Jan 2009

Ethical Leadership, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

Pollard based this speech on an afterword he had written for Scott A. Quatro and Ronald R. Sims, Eds., Executive Ethics: Ethical Dilemmas and Challenges for the C-Suite (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2008). In it Pollard contends that businesses can be moral communities if leaders understand themselves as moral entities, dedicated to the well-being of their employees.


Revitalization 16:2, Center For The Study Of World Christian Revitalization Movements Jan 2009

Revitalization 16:2, Center For The Study Of World Christian Revitalization Movements

Revitalization

No abstract provided.


Revitalization 16:1, Center For The Study Of World Christian Revitalization Movements Jan 2009

Revitalization 16:1, Center For The Study Of World Christian Revitalization Movements

Revitalization

No abstract provided.


Evagrius On Sadness, Douglas E. Christie Jan 2009

Evagrius On Sadness, Douglas E. Christie

Theological Studies Faculty Works

The article discusses the role of sadness in the spiritual life of Christian. It focuses on the moral and spiritual importance of sadness within the Christian spirituality, centering on the impact of sadness to the life of monks. It also accounts how Christians tend to accept the challenge to morally and spiritually struggle and understand the presence of sadness. In addition, it accounts the work of fourth-century monastic writer Evagrius of Pontus on the function of sadness among Christian.


Social Insurance, Commitment, And The Origin Of Law: Interest Bans In Early Christianity, Jared Rubin Jan 2009

Social Insurance, Commitment, And The Origin Of Law: Interest Bans In Early Christianity, Jared Rubin

Economics Faculty Articles and Research

Despite the historical importance of ideology-based, economically inhibitive laws, we know little about the economic factors underlying their origin. This paper accounts for the historical emergence of one such law: the Christian ban on taking interest--a doctrine that shaped the evolution of numerous financial contracts and related organizational forms. A game-theoretic analysis and historical evidence suggest that the Church's commitment to providing social insurance for its poorest constituents encouraged risky borrowing, which the Church attempted to limit by banning interest. The analysis highlights the applicability of the rational choice framework to seemingly irrational actions and laws, the role of ...


Management As A Liberal Art: Putting People At The Center, C. William Pollard Jan 2009

Management As A Liberal Art: Putting People At The Center, C. William Pollard

C. William Pollard Papers

This article was published in the December 2008/January 2009 issue of the Christian Leadership Alliance's journal Outcomes. In it Pollard provides the broad contours of people-centered leadership, noting in particular how such leadership requires interaction with the humanities and social sciences as well as the ability to recognize the spiritual aspect of the human condition.


"To Educate, Agitate, And Legislate": Baptists, Methodists, And The Anti-Saloon League Of Virginia, 1901-1910, Mary Beth Mathews Jan 2009

"To Educate, Agitate, And Legislate": Baptists, Methodists, And The Anti-Saloon League Of Virginia, 1901-1910, Mary Beth Mathews

Classics, Philosophy, and Religion

Organized in 1901, the Anti-Saloon League of Virginia (ASLVA) became the leading statewide association in battling the liquor forces. The league claimed to be nonpartisan and nonpolitical; its motto was "The saloon must go."3 A variety of white Protestant clergy and laymen staffed the ASLVA, and these leaders kept up a unified front as they promoted their sale stated goal, the eradication of the saloon.