Christianity and Corporate Purpose

31 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2019

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Stephen M. Bainbridge

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Date Written: December 1, 2019


This essay is a chapter in a forthcoming book on law and Christianity. It compares and contrasts the law governing corporate purpose with the pertinent Christian teachings from Scripture and Tradition, with a special focus on catholic social thought.

Keywords: Corporate law, corporate purpose, corporate social responsibility, religion, Catholicism, Christianity, Catholic social thought

Suggested Citation

Bainbridge, Stephen Mark, Christianity and Corporate Purpose (December 1, 2019). UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 19-10, Available at SSRN: or

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