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- C S Lewis's dark night of the soul
- Martin Luther's Anfechtungen--his own dark nights of the soul, and how they affected his teaching and ministry
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What we’ve been talking about lately
- 10 Things You Don’t Know about the Clapham Sect
- Jake Gyllenhaal’s Nightcrawler – parable for a broken marketplace
- Next steps and resources in faith, work, & economics for church leaders
- Where do we begin to understand our work in the light of our faith? Building a foundation for economic wisdom
- Let’s get practical: faith-and-work pointers for pastors and lay leaders
- Pastors and lay leaders, start where many of your people live: burnout and the “suckiness” of work
- If God really does work through our economic work – then what do we do about that?
- God’s beer mogul: A case study of Wesley-influenced economic action
- How and why John Wesley’s movement (Methodism) moved the market economy forward
- John Wesley’s message(s) on work and the economy
- Work and vocation: Calvinists, Puritans, and the Wesleyan response to the new industrial reality
- Luther on ordinary work and vocation
- Resources on Faith and Vocation – in answer to a reader question
- Medievals on ordinary work–the contemplative contribution: Gregory the Great, Meister Eckhart, and Johann Tauler
- Early Christianity and everyday work – a quick introduction
- A brass-tacks, real-world theology of work and vocation, with thanks to Tim Keller
- Jesus the Incarnate Worker God
- We were made to work (really! It’s there in the book of Genesis)
- What our pastors need to know about faith, work, and economics – part 1: Getting the beginning and end of the story right
- Introducing Medieval Wisdom: An Exploration with C S Lewis – LAST part (14): sex, food, emotion – how should we live the “material life”
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