Market Capitalism and Christian Social Ethics: A Contradiction?
Capitalism and free markets are widely considered to be incompatible with Christian social ethics. At a closer look, however, market capitalism turns out to be the economic order most consistent with the basic principles of Christian ethics.
The Market and Morality: Is the Market Moral?
In Western nations with market economies the market is losing its political and social reputation. Individual morality, and the morality of small groups, differs from that of the morality of large systems. It is important to have good social rules that are applicable to all, which create proper incentives for responsible economic and political behavior.