By Vassili Joannidès de Lautour

This e-book analyses the bearing of worldwide monotheistic faiths in the direction of the philosophy and perform of checklist maintaining and accounting all through background. the writer bargains a complete dialogue of the literal and figurative tactics of taking account and ascribing responsibility that hyperlink religions equivalent to Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Chapters deal with theology and accounting in tandem with social behaviours to illustrate how auditing and calculating customs permeate working towards religions. This publication first highlights how the 4 monotheisms have considered and integrated accounting traditionally, after which seems to be ahead to the accounting debates, applied sciences and traditions in today’s global 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 spiritual roots some distance past the Protestant ethic.

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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. As highlighted in this book’s introduction, accounting’s birth is coincidental to that of the book’s studied religions. As the economic and accounting literature tends to agree that giving an account is coincidental to the birth of capitalism, it seems that accounting and religion emerged alongside each other.

Soon they were put in charge of their employer’s fortunes, at the same time being honoured through his graciousness in allowing them to become his creditors. From this point it was no long step to the control of State finances, and in later years of the Stock Exchanges (p. 122). This was the case where Jewish people were welcomed, especially in Holland and England, including those countries influenced by the Reformation. Contrary to some Latin countries, where they were only tolerated, here they were generally allowed solely to trade money, and in doing so they were taking over activities that Christian citizens were not allowed to do.

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