• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:15    |    
    Introduction by Reverend Robert A. Sirico
  • 03:03    |    
    How can you, as a priest, be so concerned about economic realities?
  • 04:25    |    
    Origin of the right understanding of economics
  • 06:41    |    
    God is the first entrepreneur
  • 08:27    |    
    Mystery of creation
  • 10:56    |    
    Doctrine of reincarnation
  • 13:03    |    
    Holy communion
  • 14:59    |    
    Ambivalence: heresy
  • 16:49    |    
    Ambivalence: private property
    • Writings of Ludwig von Mises
    • The material world and the sacraments
  • 24:22    |    
    Why do so many clergy fail to understand the moral potential of a market economy?
    • 1. No study of economics
    • 2. The way clergy receives money
  • 30:33    |    
    Wealth makes poverty visible
  • 33:11    |    
    Reality today
  • 33:53    |    
    Original sin
  • 34:26    |    
    "Piety is never a substitute for technique"
  • 37:13    |    
    God entrusts us with his talents
  • 39:10    |    
  • 39:45    |    
    Final credits

The Entrepreneurial Vocation

New Media  | 12 de marzo de 2004  | Vistas: 3524

According to Robert A. Sirico, many people make the mistake of viewing a business person as an exploiter and a thief. He explains how the dignity of a human is expressed in his or her creative ability and how liberty is a gift that must be preserved. He traces the origin of the right understanding of economics to the first verse of the Bible and points out that God was the original entrepreneur because He created the earth and its species out of nothing. Finally, Sirico explains the reason why many clergy fail to understand the moral potential of a market economy and comments on the talents that have been given to humans by God.


Robert A. Sirico is a priest, president and co-founder of the…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín