One of the major political challenges of the modern era has been to manage the integration of business into the life of the civil community. Similarly, Christian social thinkers have struggled to integrate business activity into their account of morality, justice, and the common good. While the disciplines of economics and law teach us much about the character of contemporary business, their descriptions are limited. Drawing on the natural-law tradition’s concept of goods, Kennedy offers a fuller treatment of the moral obligations of business and the role of business in society. His argument upholds the importance of business in fulfilling private goods and meeting human needs, and also outlines the ways that it contributes to the common good.