Good Work: Christian Ethics in the Workplace  -     By: Esther D. Reed
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Good Work: Christian Ethics in the Workplace

Baylor University Press / 2010 / Paperback

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What does it mean to think in a Christian way about our labor? In today's high-pressure workplaces, is it possible or practical to follow Christ? Drawing from Eastern Orthodoxy's traditions and insights, Reed offers an enriching theological ethic of work, targeting key issues such as vocation, liturgy, social justice, and human rights. 132 pages, softcover from Baylor University.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 132
Vendor: Baylor University Press
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 1602582955
ISBN-13: 9781602582958
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 06/20/15.

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Amidst the current economic and business realities, with high-pressure workplaces and simultaneous high unemployment, many Christian theologies of vocation seem unduly idealistic. Yet, as the West's desire for cheap consumer goods unleashes disturbing consequences across the globe, it is clear that our current vocational system poses major challenges to any moral case for prosperity. What would it really mean to think and act Christianly about our labor? Is it possible? In Good Work Esther Reed engagingly tackles these questions within a biblical framework, as she sketches a tangible and realistic theological ethic of work in the hope of God's coming kingdom.

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