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The market lacks the logic to tell us what we ought to do. It simply instructs us of the most efficient way of utilizing resources and meeting the needs of others. The end or purpose of economic life depends entirely upon the human person who initiates economic actions, and who himself has absorbed a transcendent moral purpose. This moral sense and goal must be interjected into market transactions.

Further Reading:

Economics in the Catholic World
by Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

The Market and the Manger
by Rev. Robert A. Sirico

Three New Testament Roots of Economic Liberty
by Howard Ahmanson

The Capitalist Structures of Hinduism
by Mario Gómez-Zimmerman

Evangelicals and Economics
by Dr. D. Eric Schansberg

Moral potential of business
by Gerald Zandstra