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Witherington wrote this book out of his perceived dearth of material on the theology of work . Witherington is clear, work doesn't save us or endear us to God, but it is an expression of our holiness and desire to do the will of God.
Witherington wrote this book out of his perceived dearth of material on the theology of work, and that is one weakness of the book- he examines a few sources in depth but somehow has missed so many others. If you read Hugh Wenchel's How Now Shall We Work or Tim Keller's Every Good Endeavor you can find a host of sources over the centuries on this topic that Witherington somehow missed. Andy Crouch, Mirslov Volf, H. Richard Niebuhr are three he extensively cites that are also cited by the aforementioned works.
Reading Ben Witherington’s Work: A Kingdom Perspective on Labor has been a wake-up call for me - and not a polite .
Reading Ben Witherington’s Work: A Kingdom Perspective on Labor has been a wake-up call for me - and not a polite courtesy call from the hotel desk clerk, either. Work has been like a brisk bucket of ice water to my innermost face. I realize now that I have always in some way been guilty of regarding work as a curse - a regrettable consequence of humanity’s Fall from grace. Witherington wrote this book out of his perceived dearth of material on the theology of work, and that is one weakness of the book- he examines a few sources in depth but somehow has missed so many others.
Ben Witherington III is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky. Related "kingdom" books of his include Imminent Domain: The Story of the Kingdom of God and Its Celebration, Endorsements. ▲. R. Paul Stevens, author of The Other Six Days and Taking Your Soul to Work Ben Witherington has given the whole people of God something desperately needed to make sense of Monday to Friday a theology of work that breaks down the heretical sacred-secular distinction.
In this brief primer on the biblical theology and ethics of work, Witherington.
Not so, says Ben Witherington III, and in Work: A Kingdom Perspective on Labor, he considers work as neither the curse nor the cure of human life but, rather, as something good that God has given us to do. In this brief primer on the biblical theology and ethics of work, Witherington.
Ben Witherington III (born December 30, 1951) is an American New Testament scholar. Witherington is Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and an ordained pastor in the United Methodist Church. He has written over forty books and has made many appearances on radio and television programs, and is frequently featured on the History Channel, Discovery Channel, and other major networks. In this brief primer on the biblical theology and ethics of work, Witherington carefully unpacks the concept of work, considering its relationship to rest, play, worship, the normal cycle of human life, and the coming Kingdom of God. Work as calling, work as ministry, work as a way to make a living, and the notably unbiblical notion of retirement - Witherington's Work engages these su. .
Work: A Kingdom Perspective on Labor. by Ben Witherington III. ISBN 9780802865410 (978-0-8028-6541-0) Softcover, Eerdmans, 2011. Find signed collectible books: 'Work: A Kingdom Perspective on Labor'. Founded in 1997, BookFinder. com has become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over 100,000 booksellers and.
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