By Vassili Joannidès de Lautour
This booklet analyses the bearing of worldwide monotheistic faiths towards the philosophy and perform of checklist protecting and accounting all through history. The writer bargains a finished dialogue of the literal and figurative techniques of taking account and ascribing responsibility that link religions reminiscent of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Chapters tackle theology and accounting in tandem with social behaviours to illustrate how auditing and calculating customs permeate practicing religions. This booklet first highlights how the 4 monotheisms have seen and included accounting traditionally, after which appears to be like ahead to the accounting debates, applied sciences and traditions in today’s international that derive from those non secular customs. Drawing seriously at the writings of Max Weber and Werner Sombart, the writer demonstrates that accounting and capitalism have non secular roots a ways past the Protestant ethic.
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Accounting, Capitalism and the Revealed Religions: A Study of Christianity, Judaism and Islam by Vassili Joannidès de Lautour