Going against the grain of capitalism, and advocating an economy founded on the Christian principles of honor, justice, and charity, the author, one of the most influential minds of the Victorian era, offers the essays “The Roots of Honour,” “The Veins of Wealth,” “Qui Judicatis Terram,” and “Ad Valorem.”
About the Author
John Ruskin (1819-1900) was an acclaimed English poet and artist, as well as an influential critic of art and society. He wrote on topics ranging from geology and botany to politics, architecture, art, and literature. Ruskin influenced the Gothic Revival and did much to popularize high art. His works include the monumental nine-volume Modern Painters.