The purpose of the Economic Collision Points paper is to apply Biblical worldview to economics, specifically looking at free enterprise and socialism through a Biblical lens. In a well-organized, well-written essay, address the following questions. You should develop your own coherent outline and themes under which these different questions are addressed. Your paper should not just be a Q&A-style collection of short answers. Explain what the term “worldview” means. Summarize your understanding of four primary aspects of Biblical worldview: creation, the fall, redemption and restoration. Describe how the fundamentals of free enterprise comport with or reject creation, the fall redemption, and/or restoration. Describe how the fundamentals of socialism comport with or reject creation, the fall, redemption and/or restoration. How has progressivism supported or rejected Biblical worldview? Select at least two of the following four topics: made in the image of God, equality, justice, property Explain the Biblical worldview regarding each of your topics Compare and/or contrast how free enterprise and socialism view each of your topics. Share how a Biblical worldview of ethics could constructively impact the marketplace Project how you can better serve as a leader in your home, business and/or community in light of your understanding of these economic collision points Guidelines for Writing This paper is due at the end of week 8. The paper should be completed using the APA writing style and formatting. Content, style, and grammar are all important to the grade. Well-written papers with excellent content (including integration of course material, outside resources, applicable scripture and personal experience) and grammar will receive A grades. Deficiencies in either content or style/grammar will reduce the grade. No length is specified. The correct length is whatever length it takes to do an excellent job with the content of the paper. Papers must be submitted on time to receive full credit. If you anticipate a problem completing the comprehensive paper on time, please discuss your situation with your professor. Late papers will not be accepted without prior approval by your professor. Even if approval is given, a penalty will be assessed for late papers. All content is confidential, and your instructor will not copy or share any information from your paper without your consent. *** I need sources from the below books and also some from the outside. Arnn, L. P. (2012). The Founders’ Key. Nashville: Thomas Nelson. ISBN 1-59555-472-6 Bastiat, F. (1998). The Law. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY: Foundation for Economic Education. ISBN 1-57246-073-3. Available free at https://bastiat.org/en/the_law.html Gills¸J. & Nash¸ R.H. (2002). A Biblical Economics Manifesto. Lake Mary, FL: Creation House. ISBN 0-88419-871-5 Jennings, M. (2006). The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse: How to Spot Moral Meltdowns in Companies. . .Before Its Too Late. St. Martins Press Novak, M. (1991). The Spirit of Democratic Capitalism. Lanham, MD: Madison Books. ISBN 0-8191-7823-3 Spalding, M. (2009). We Still Hold These Truths: Rediscovering Our Principles, Reclaiming Our Future. Wilmington: ISI Books. ISBN 1-935191-67-5 Stark, R. (2002). The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success. New York: Random House. ISBN 1-4000-6228-4
Explain the Biblical worldview regarding each of your topics Compare and/or contrast how free enterprise and socialism view each of your topics.