Work: Theological Foundations and Practical Implications
Work: Theological Foundations and Practical Implications  -     Edited By: R. Keith Loftin, Trey Dimsdale
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 290
Vendor: SCM Press
Publication Date: 2018
Dimensions: 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.65 (inches)
ISBN: 0334055296
ISBN-13: 9780334055297

Publisher's Description

Moving from biblical theology to systematic theology to practical theology, "Work: Theological Foundations and Practical Implications" offers a comprehensive theology of work.

With contributions from a variety of leading theologians including Miroslav Volf and Samuel Gregg, this book brings together biblical scholars, ethicists, economists representing a spectrum of theological voices. It will bring a new academic depth to the literature on the theology of work and provide a comprehensive single-volume resource for scholars and students alike.

Contributions include:

"Work and the Trinity" (Miroslav Volf)
"Work and Anthropology" (Jay Wesley Richards)
"Sanctification and Work" (Scott B. Rae)
"Economics and the Common Good" (Samuel Gregg)

Author Bio

R. Keith Loftin is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, as well as Chair of the Department of Philosophy, at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In addition to the PhD, he holds an M.A. in Philosophy and an M.A. in Humanities. He is the editor of God & Morality: Four Views, co-author of Stand Firm: Defending the Beauty and Brilliance of the Gospel, and the author of numerous articles and reviews addressing topics both philosophical and theological.
Trey Dimsdale is Director of Program Outreach at the Acton Institute, as well as a Fellow at the Research Institute of the Ethics, as well as a Fellow at the Research Institute of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He sits on the Board of Directors for the National Faith and Work Association, for whom he is also an Academic Representative on the Board of Advisors.

Editorial Reviews

"I am hugely grateful to Trey Dimsdale and Keith Loftin for taking the initiative to commission such a rich book on such a vital topic from such a formidable and diverse group of scholars across a range of disciplines."

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