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To serve God and Wal-Mart

Bethany Moreton

To serve God and Wal-Mart

the making of Christian free enterprise

by Bethany Moreton

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wal-Mart (Firm),
  • Business -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Free enterprise -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Discount houses (Retail trade) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBethany Moreton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF5429.215.U6 M67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23145758M
    ISBN 109780674033221
    LC Control Number2008055621

      Thus, as the University of Georgia historian Bethany Moreton notes in “To Serve God and Wal-Mart,” the company and the Walton Family Foundation have given tens of millions of dollars to. To Serve God and Wal-Mart By Bethany Moreton “[the structure] eschews a chronological narrative in favor of thematic chapters that loosely correspond with advancing stages in the company's history. Although this approach can result in disorienting temporal reversions, it grants.

    To Serve God and Wal-Mart traces this paradoxical pairing of evangelical religion and free-market economics through the specific history of the world’s largest company. “If you want to reach the Christian population on Sunday, you do it from the church pulpit,” said the head of the Christian Coalition in Title: To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise Author(s): Bethany Moreton Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge ISBN: , Pages: , Year: Search for book at

      That's from the first chapter of To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise, an eye-opener of a book that goes way beyond the standard journalistic accounts of the company's rise to provide less a history of the company per se than a biography of the world that is it's a different world than those of us on the east coast (particularly its upper geographical. Bennett Baumer To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise By Bethany Moreton Harvard University Press, While the story of Wal-Mart’s global domination — complete with big-box stores, the destruction of local businesses and anti-union sentiments — is fairly well known, the way in which this retail giant overcame local fears of big business and.


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To Serve God and Wal-Mart is one account of the anointing of free enterprise, the unlikely legitimation of neoliberal economics through evangelical religion. It tells this story through the twinned biographies of the world’s largest company and the ideological apparatus it nurtured.

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