Christian Economics

Christian Economics:  Student Edition
Dr. Gary North, Ph.D.

This is the first book in a series. It targets students of all ages. I began investigating the relationship between the Bible and economics in the spring of 1960. I was 18 years old. I was in my freshman year of college...

I continued to study this issue as an undergraduate. I attended Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, 1963-64. I returned to graduate school the next year. I majored in history. I had no interest in studying economics under Keynesians...

This book is the initial presentation of what I learned in writing my commentary. There is a separate discipline of Christian economics. The conclusions are similar to secular free market economics, especially Austrian School economics, but not identical. The philosophical foundation is radically different. Austrian School economics begins with the axiom of purposeful action. Christian economics begins with God's purpose.




Part 1: Creation

Introduction to Part 1
1. Ownership
2. Stewardship
3. Property
4. Imputation
5. Inheritance
Conclusion to Part 1

Part 2: Redemption

Introduction to Part 1
6. Providence
7. Service
8. Protection
9. Entrepreneurship
10. Compounding
Conclusion to Part 2

Part 3: Covenantal Reform

Introduction to Part 3
11. Individual covenant
12. Family Covenant
13. Church Covenant
14. Civil Covenant
Conclusion to Part 3