Usury in Historical and Ethical Perspective

12 Feb

Interest-bearing loans are a building block of the American economy, but is there a moral line to draw around some kinds of lending? In a 2007 paper for the Journal of Business Ethics, Constant J. Mews and Ibrahim Abraham present this question in ethical debates around lending that go back to the beginnings of human history.

So notes a JSTOR Daily post about the article by Mews and Abraham. You can read the entire post, and find a link to the Mews and Abraham article, here: Usury in Historical Perspective | JSTOR Daily.

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