The Heavenly Good of Earthly Work

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Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: May 01, 2006

ISBN: 0801045967

ISBN-13: 9780801045967

Number of Pages: 160

Weight: 0.51 lb

Dimensions: 8.5 × 5.5 (inches)

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Does a person\'s day to day work have any ultimate value from the perspective of Eternity? Should our work be seen as a discipline through which we connect spiritually with God and others? Is ordinary work the primary way that people can participate in God\'s mission to make all things new? What is the heavenly good of earthly work?

In this book Darrell Cosden takes us on a spiritual and theological journey of discovery exploring these questions. Creatively, constructively, and sometimes provocatively, he shows us that the heavenly good of earthly work really makes the gospel good news for ordinary people by offering the possibility of a genuinely purpose-full Christian life.

Author Info

Darrell T. Cosden is lecturer in theology and ethics at International Christian College, Glasgow. He is the author of A Theology of Work.

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