A Christian Conception of Markets




In today’s innovative, technology-driven, globalized environment—the marketplace is as complex and multi-faceted as it has ever been.  Naturally, for people of faith, this invites several questions.  How should we conceive of the market system?  What does faithful participation look like?  Where do markets provide value?  Where should we be cautious?  This short book aims to explore this complexity, understanding with both our head and heart.

Dr. Kevin Brown is an Assistant Professor with the Howard Dayton School of Business at Asbury University. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, he spent the past four years teaching Business at Anderson University in Central Indiana. Prior to that, he worked for nearly a decade at Wells Fargo Bank, spending the last four years there as a branch president. Brown’s formal education includes an undergraduate degree and an MBA from the University of Indianapolis along with two degrees from institutions in Scotland—an MA of Letters from St. Andrews University and a PhD from the University of Glasgow. Brown is married to Maria and they have three children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as reading, exercising and camping with his family.