Paul Mills


Paul Mills started taking the Bible seriously about money, debt and interest in the late 1980s. This eventually which resulted in probably the most eclectic doctoral thesis the economics faculty at Cambridge has ever passed—ranging from Old Testament exegesis, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas and Reformation thinking, 16th-century English drama, Smith, Marx, Keynes, the Qur'an and Islamic banking, to debt deflation and radical monetary and financial theory. He is proud to note, however, that it contained only two short equations.

Mills' greatest current temptation is that of Jonah outside Nineveh, contemplating the unfolding judgement with excessive relish.

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