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The Ethics Age podcast is a production of the Irish Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, which deals with the ethical complexities of living in a prosperous but profoundly unequal society. The first four episodes are an accompaniment to the book 'Theological Ethics in a Neoliberal Age' by the social theologian of the centre, Kevin Hargaden. Each episode unpacks a theme in the book, which tackles the challenges that Christians face living in a time of neoliberalism, the political and economic doctrine that aims to maximise profit for a few at the expense of the many.

The Ethics Age podcast is a production of the Irish Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, which deals with the ethical complexities of living in a prosperous but profoundly unequal society. The first four episodes are an accompaniment to the book 'Theological Ethics in a Neoliberal Age' by the social theologian of the centre, Kevin Hargaden. Each episode unpacks a theme in the book, which tackles the challenges that Christians face living in a time of neoliberalism, the political and economic doctrine that aims to maximise profit for a few at the expense of the many.
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Ireland

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The Ethics Age podcast is a production of the Irish Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, which deals with the ethical complexities of living in a prosperous but profoundly unequal society. The first four episodes are an accompaniment to the book 'Theological Ethics in a Neoliberal Age' by the social theologian of the centre, Kevin Hargaden. Each episode unpacks a theme in the book, which tackles the challenges that Christians face living in a time of neoliberalism, the political and economic doctrine that aims to maximise profit for a few at the expense of the many.

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Episodes

A Theological Solution to Neoliberalism

11/22/2019
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This is the last of the series of four episodes of The Ethics Age podcast which has discussed the book Theological Ethics in a Neoliberal Age, by Kevin Hargaden, who is the Social Theologian of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice. In it, he and host Martina Madden talk about the book's theological solution to the Christian problem with wealth and wrangle with questions about the meaning of worship and what lament means in the context of the problems that neoliberalism has caused, such...

Duration:00:15:17

Debt as the Engine of Society

11/19/2019
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The third episode of The Ethics Age podcast explores the concept of debt, which forms a significant part of most lives within a neoliberal system. From the need for a mortgage, literally a 'death debt' to the need for personal debts to enable us to acquire the things that Capitalism tells us we want, we are mired in something that we spend our lives trying to escape. While in this position we are unable to take to the streets in protest, to object to the injustices in our society. We need to...

Duration:00:12:55

The Role of Narrative in Ethics

10/30/2019
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In the second episode of The Ethics Age podcast, social theologian Kevin Hargaden talks to Martina Madden about the role that narrative plays in moral reasoning, the story that neoliberalism contains and how parables differ from simple morality tales.

Duration:00:14:51

Neoliberalism as a Religion

10/29/2019
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This episode of The Ethics Age podcast is the first in a series of four which discuss the book, Theological Ethics in a Neoliberal Age by Kevin Hargaden, social theologian of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice (JCFJ). The book addresses the Christian problem with wealth and provides a persuasive theological critique of neoliberalism. Each one of the podcasts unpacks a different theme from the book, for readers and anyone interested in the topics it covers. In this episode, Kevin talks...

Duration:00:15:46