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Leadership studies and religion scholar Douglas a. Hicks will discuss thorny questions of faith and finance Monday, March 1 at 11 a.m. at the Jepson Alumni Center.

The presentation is free and seating is limited.  Please register 

Attendees may also join the author and the University chaplain for a Dutch Treat lunch ($7.25) in the University dining hall immediately after the presentation.

About the Book:
In “Money Enough: Everyday Practices for Living Faithfully in the Global Economy,” the scholar of religion and economics addresses nuances of one of society's most taboo topics: Money. Citing voices ranging from Aristotle to Bono and Adam Smith to George W. Bush, he writes about greed, sharing, spending, consumerism, fairness, and justice. He writes about money as it relates to religion and values, and politics and public policymaking.

“Money Enough” is part of the Practices of Faith Series from Jossey-Bass, a Wiley imprint, and is expected to become popular with church forums and discussion groups. For people who seek to unite their workday lives with their worship, the book offers thoughtful reflections for connecting Christian faith to economic life in a world of both unbridled consumerism and widespread poverty. Hicks’ practical insights go further than simply rejecting the market or accepting its excesses. Readers are encouraged to engage with their daily pressures, questions, and anxieties of economic life and look to the source of their faith for answers.

About the Author:
Douglas Hicks studied religion, ethics and economics at Harvard under noted theologian Ronald Thiemann and Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen. Hicks’ work on religion in the workplace has received national media coverage, in outlets including The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, Diversity Inc., CBS Evening News, NBC Today, and CNN International. He is the author of the widely praised “With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America.” Hicks teaches at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at  the University of Richmond and is a Presbyterian minister.

This event is hosted by The Jepson School of Leadership Studies, the Department of Religion, and Craig Kocher, Chaplain of the University of Richmond.