Dr. Michael Hudson has been economic adviser to U.S., Canadian, and Mexican government agencies, and to the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), as well as to corporate clients. The author of numerous books and monographs on international economics, he has taught international finance at the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research, and Bronze Age archaeology at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts , and is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri (Kansas City).
The following works by Michael Hudson are available for purchase from our online Bookstore: The New Archaeology of Urbanization (four volume series), A Philosophy For a Fair Society (with Dr. Kris Feder and Dr. G. J. Miller), and his latest Harper’s article on The New Road to Serfdom: An Illustrated Guide to the Coming Real Estate Collapse.
THE LOST TRADITION OF BIBLICAL DEBT CANCELLATIONS
“The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender.”(Proverbs 22:7).
Lost Tradition PDF
MAP: Ancient Near East and Mediterranean
CHART: Bronze Age Mesopotamian Debt Cancellations
I. BRONZE AGE SETTING FOR THE BIBLICAL LAWS
II. THE SEVENTH- AND SIXTH-CENTURY DEBT CRISES, AND THE BIBLICAL RESPONSE
III.CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVES IN THE MODERN AGE
Mesopotamian Debt Cancellations, 2400-1600 BC
Debt Cancellations in Canaan/Israel/Judah
Debt Crises in Classical Antiquity
Biblical Passages Dealing with the Usury Problem and Debt Forgiveness