The contemplative contribution

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! The contemplative vs. the active life A key moment in Christian thought about economic work came in [Read More...]

Early Christianity and everyday work

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! Having laid a biblical basis for thinking about work, I’d like to take us now on something [Read More...]

A brass-tacks, real-world theology of work and vocation

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! The current series of posts (starting here) has been sketching a theological understanding of work and vocation, [Read More...]

Jesus the incarnate worker God

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! In the last post, we looked briefly at the story and doctrine of Creation – what it [Read More...]

We were made to work (really! It’s there in the book of Genesis!)

We’re returning to our occasional series of posts on work and vocation (linked at the bottom of this post) in Christian history by Faith and Work Channel senior editor and Christian History magazine senior editor Chris Armstrong. Enjoy! At the very beginning of Genesis, God shows himself as a working God, who creates valuable things. [Read More...]

Getting the beginning and end of the story right

A couple of months back, I was invited to come to the world headquarters of the Wesleyan denomination in Indianapolis to talk with a group of professors from Indiana Wesleyan University’s seminary about how we can train tomorrow’s pastors better in the area of faith, work, and economics. This series of posts is from the [Read More...]


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