Religion and Ethics
By Rick Boxx
July 8, 2011
While listening to a radio broadcast featuring David Barton of “WallBuilders” I was captured by a quote he mentioned. He stated that, Governeur Morris, the primary author of our nation’s Constitution, once said,
“Religion is the solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion, and the duties of man toward God.”
Business ethics curriculum in our universities would be well served to heed this wise man’s words, as well as our judicial system. We seem to almost fear religious principles in the marketplace, leaving us with no solid moral footing.
After Solomon’s survey of his life he discovered the answer in Ecclesiastes 12:13, “Here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.”
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