Melding antitrust law, evangelical views

A merger that results in higher prices is not just harmful to consumers, it violates the Bible’s admonition against stealing. And stealing interferes with someone’s ability to use their property to glorify God.

That’s how evangelical Christian law schools offer perspective on mergers and acquisitions. The curriculum covers the same material as their secular counterparts’ do, but they add a religious dimension.

“The premise is that just commercial activity is a good thing,” Rodney Chrisman, a professor of law at Liberty University said in an interview...

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