William C. Placher Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation PDF

William C. Placher Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation PDF

Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation

What am I going to do with my life is a question that young people commonly face, while many not so young people continue to wonder about finding direction and purpose in their lives Whether such purpose has to do with what job to take, whether to get married, or how to incorporate religious faith into the texture of their lives, Christians down the centuries have believ What am I going to do with my life is a question that young people commonly face, while many not so young people continue to wonder about finding direction and purpose in their lives Whether such purpose has to do with what job to take, whether to get married, or how to incorporate religious faith into the texture of their lives, Christians down the centuries have believed that God has plans for them This unprecedented anthology gathers select passages on work and vocation from the greatest writers in Christian history William Placher has written insightful introductions to accompany the selections an introduction to each of the four main historical sections and a brief introduction to each reading While the vocational questions faced by Christians have changed through the centuries, this book demonstrates how the distilled wisdom of these saints, preachers, theologians, and teachers remains relevant to Christians today This rich resource is to be followed by a companion volume, edited by Mark R Schwehn and Dorothy C Bass, featuring texts drawn mainly from fiction, memoir, poetry, and other forms of literature A study guide is available from Programs for the Theological Exploration of Vocation PTEV on their website www.ptev.org

Title : Callings: Twenty Centuries of Christian Wisdom on Vocation
Author :  William C. Placher
Language : English
Isbn : 0802829279
Format : Paperback
Pages : 468 pages

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