Vocation, Work, and Work for Pay

Mark Gibbs

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 4/1/1984

Issue: Working (Vol. 4, No 2, Spring, 1984)

As western countries face continuing problems about unemployment and the significance of work, and the various Christian churches wrestle with problems of the “calling” and ministries and responsibilities of the whole People of God, it is, as this essay suggests, helpful to sort out some of the confusions we may fall into about our vocation, our work, and our paid work.

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