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The Great Recession and the Faith and Work Movement

Ten years on from the Great Recession, the faith and work movement finds itself growing in momentum and impact. Alongside our effort are other movements that have challenged our collective sense of America and how she is governed: the unique candidacies of Barack Obama and Donald Trump, the #metoo movement, Marches for Women, the Tea Party, Black Lives Matter, and…

Why Work, Indeed: Tribute to Dorothy Sayers from the 2016 Dallas Faith at Work Summit

Bronze statue of Dorothy L. Sayers, by John Doubleday. Located on Newland Street, Witham, England.

The purpose of the Faith@Work Summit is to gather active participants and leaders in the faith at work movement from every industry sector to learn from each other and work together to extend Christ’s transforming presence in workplaces around the world. The next Summit will be in Chicago on Oct. 11-13, 2018. Go to fwsummit.org to sign up for updates and to learn more about the Summit.

Dorothy Sayers’ “Why Work” is often cited as a crucial faith and work movement text. Below, Mark Greene gives a moving tribute to Sayers’ life and writings at the 2016 meeting in Dallas.

P.S. Soon we hope to have a review of the book The Artist and the Trinity by Christine Fletcher on Sayers’ theology of work posted here at TGR!

 

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