R. Paul Stevens, Alvin Ung
Title: Taking Your Soul to Work: Overcoming the Nine Deadly Sins of the Workplace
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company November 2010
0802865593 / 9780802865595
Seller ID: 140096
Instead of regarding work as a diversion from the spiritual life, R. Paul Stevens and Alvin Ung are convinced that it is an arena and an incentive for spiritual growth. However, they acknowledge that this is not without its challenges.
Work in Progress examines life in the workplace through an innovative exploration of both the seven deadly sins and the ninefold fruit of the Spirit. This approach provides a framework to reveal how the Spirit has given Christians powerful gifts to overcome struggles the face in the challenges of daily work in a globalized world. The authors interact both with one another and with the wisdom of great spiritual writers of history in order to draw out real-life dilemmas and to suggest practical tips for becoming vibrant disciples in the workplace.
In addition to filling a critical need for a resource on spiritual growth at work, Work in Progress has an intercultural approach the authors are from Canada and Malaysia that is particularly dynamic and engaging.