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The Book as the Spirits of Accounting

  • Vassili Joannidès de Lautour
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Abstract

This chapter extends the Chap.  2 by showing how each of the book’s four religions defines and constructs an accounting spirituality, thereby encouraging believers to keep metaphoric accounts of their faithful conduct. Judaism encourages believers to account for duties ordered by God. Roman Catholicism has developed a system of accounting for souls, sacraments and sins as well as having the first international reporting standards. In Islam, the believer is to account for the Sharia. Lastly, in Protestantism, the believer accounts for all blessings received from God and all paybacks for those blessings.

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Christian Theology Protestant Ethic Evil Action Islamic Finance Daily Prayer 
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  • Vassili Joannidès de Lautour
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  1. 1.Grenoble École de ManagementGrenobleFrance

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