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Economic Parables: The Monetary Teachings of Jesus Christ
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Economic Parables: The Monetary Teachings of Jesus Christ


Paternoster 2007

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Ever wondered how to pay the bills? Felt the world is unfair in economic rewards? Been indecisive about investing wisely? These types of economic questions are addressed in Economic Parables.

Listening directly to Jesus’ words, readers are invited to reflect on a number of economic parables to understand life in a globalized economy. Some of the answers will be surprising, in part because Jesus was a more sophisticated economist than he is given credit for by the modern world. Many economic problems and decisions can be viewed in light of the gospel.

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Key Features

  • Parable and reflection for each chapter
  • Questions for group or personal study
  • Suggestions for further study

Praise for the Print Edition

Very thought-provoking . . .


Product Details

  • Title: Economic Parables: The Monetary Teachings of Jesus Christ
  • Author: David Cowan
  • Publisher: Paternoster Press
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 265

About David Cowan

David Cowan is a pastor, speaker, writer, and theologian. He previously worked as a journalist, editor, and bank executive in Europe and North America for over 20 years, including the Financial Times, Euro Money, and the World Bank Group in Washington, D.C. He has written for the Washington Times, Financial Times, The Times of London, and The Middle East. He lives in Cluny, France, with his wife and two children.