The Family--Creators of Wealth, Victims of Poverty: A Theological Response to Fukuyama's Trust

Lee E. Snook

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/1997

Issue: Work and Family (Vol. 17, No 4, Fall, 1997)

At a time when faith is widely viewed as a private matter, Francis Fukuyama's Trust demonstrates its public and practical importance. From a Christian perspective, however, Fukuyama's view that economic performance is the standard by which to judge a culture is insufficient and finally irresponsible.

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