Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale University Divinity School. As a native Croatian now living in working in the West, Dr. Volf has observed the world of work from many vantage points. Before making his case for a new theology of work, Dr. Volf lays a foundation based […]
Through dialogue with Moltmann, Pope John Paul II, and others, this book develops a genitive theology of work, presenting a theological definition of work and a model for a theological ethics of work that shows work nature, value and meaning now and eschatologically.
Paperback: 208 pages. Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group (March 2004). ISBN-10: 0826415911. Price: $24.95.
Most Christians work outside the church, so for many—if not most—of us, daily labor seems divorced from Christian beliefs and ethics. Work is an inevitable factor of human existence, and yet we do not have appropriate theological resources to help us reflect on its nature and meaning in light of Christian understanding and contemporary American […]
I finished this week The Heavenly Good of Earthly Work by Darrell Cosden. Darrell was a professor of mine at the International Christian College where he taught. I recommend this book if you want to get at the theology behind our work.
R. Paul Stevens uses this book to step back from common assumptions about Christian life and re-assess how all of God’s people contribute value to his kingdom. Stevens’ major argument is that there should be no high separation between clergy and laity within the church.
A sequel to John Beckett’s first book: LOVING MONDAY, MASTERING MONDAY takes the reader to ever more significant opportunities for the integration of faith and work. John Beckett has accurately captured many of the struggles and tensions Christians experience daily in the marketplace.
For high school and college students particularly, this book is an absolute must-read. Prof. Ryken teaches us the right view of work and leisure, both when understood properly, the basis, the motives, the manners by which we ought to do both, and the goals of them, like other creations, are very good in the eyes […]
Paperback: 255 pages. Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers (May 2002). ISBN-10: 1579109594. Price: $26.00.
Os Hillman gives those of us who do not work in vocational ministry very encouraging words in this book. We are shown that we are not “second class Christians.” Os really helps to connect Sunday to the rest of the week and to help us see our work as our ministry.