The Use of Biblical/Christian Metaphor in the Teaching of Economics

Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2007

Scholarship Domain(s)

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Scholarship of Faith Integration


Examines the use and significance of biblical/Christian metaphors in economics and provides ideas for consideration by Christians who are involved in economics education. Examines the use of metaphor and why biblical metaphors are useful and relevant. Discusses the design of instruction in undergraduate economics, particularly in a Christian academic context, and includes a case study in the art of metaphorical economics.


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