The Reinvention of Work: New Vision of Livelihood for Our Time, A

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Harper Collins, Apr 15, 1995 - Religion - 352 pages
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In The Reinvention of Work, radical priest Matthew Fox draws on a rich legacy of great mystics and philosophers and proposes a spirituality of work. As Thomas Aquinas said, "To live well is to work well," and in this bold call for the revitalization of daily work, Fox shares his vision of a world where our personal and professional lives are celebrated in harmony--a world where the self is not sacrificed for a job but is sanctified by authentic "soul work."
 

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"To live well is to work well,'' wrote Thomas Aquinas in the 13th century, yet many people are reporting to jobs every day that provide little satisfaction. Fox, a former Catholic priest and widely ... Read full review

Contents

Work As Nothingness
25
How a
58
The Environmental Revolution and the Reinvention of Work
139
Education the Young and Sexuality
169
Health Care Psychology and Att
188
Where the Great Work of the Universe
249
Reinventing Work
255
A Spirituality of Work Questionnaire
313
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Matthew Fox (left) is a priest and director of the Institute in Culture and Creation Spirituality in Oakland, California. Silenced by the Vatican in 1989, he was formally dismissed by the Dominican order in the spring of 1993 after a five-year struggle over his radical views. Fox is the author of many books, including The Coming of the Cosmic Christ, Creation Spirituality, and Sheer Joy.

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