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Work matters : lessons from Scripture

Author: R Paul Stevens
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marketplace theology expert R. Paul Stevens revisits more than twenty biblical accounts -- from Genesis to Revelation -- exploring through them the theological meaning of every sort of work, manual or intellectual, domestic or commercial. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Bible stories
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Paul Stevens
ISBN: 9780802866967 0802866964
OCLC Number: 760974623
Description: viii, 176 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: God-given work : an introduction to the first five books --
Good work : Adam and Eve --
Degraded work : Cain --
Virtuous work : Jacob --
Vocational work : Joseph --
Spirit work : Bezalel --
Stewardship work : an introduction to the historical books --
Survival work : Ruth --
Royal work : David --
Shrewd work : Nehemiah --
Providential work : Esther --
Soul work : an introduction to the wisdom books --
Wild work : God and Job --
Slothful work : the sluggard --
Entrepreneurial work : the businessperson --
Enigmatic work : the professor --
Just work : an introduction to the prophets --
Imaginative work : Ezekiel --
Exilic work : Daniel --
Missionary work : Jonah --
Kingdom work : an introduction to the New Testament --
Contemplative work : Martha --
Tent-making work : Paul, Aquila, and Priscilla --
Lasting work : Paul --
Heavenly work : John --
Epilogue : how then shall we work?
Responsibility: R. Paul Stevens.

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Marketplace theology expert R. Paul Stevens revisits more than twenty biblical accounts -- from Genesis to Revelation -- exploring through them the theological meaning of every sort of work, manual or intellectual, domestic or commercial. --from publisher description.
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