Does the coming economy need liberal arts graduates?

We like business folks here at MISSION:WORK (we especially like J. B. Wood, and we think you ought to read his blog.)  But I was still intrigued when I saw this feature on PBS Newshour recently, as part of its Making Sen$e feature.  The report focused on what some economists call the “coming artisan economy”: [Read More…]

Why you should study philosophy, even if you’re a plumber

Recently Scott Samuelson, a community college professor, posted an article at The Atlantic under the provocative title “Why I teach Plato to Plumbers.”  His argument is mainly about the importance of opening study of the liberal arts to all people, but it has important implications for integrating faith and work.  He writes, Once, when I [Read More…]