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CFW Artists-in-Residence Explore "The Unfinished Work"

CFW
Artists-
in-Residence

Explore
"The
Unfinished Work"

The Center for Faith & Work is pleased to announce our Spring 2017 Artists-In-Residence: visual artist Jerry Dienes and performance artist Lea Fulton. The two artists were chosen from invited proposals that explored the idea of “The Unfinished Work”, partially inspired by Lincoln’s use of the phrase in his Gettysburg Address.  Each resident artist is now ...

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Marilynne Robinson Receives CFW Inaugural Commission of Faith & Work

Author
Marilynne
Robinson
Receives
CFW Commission

Redeemer's Center for Faith & Work (CFW) is honored to announce its inaugural Commission of Faith & Work to Pulitzer Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson, for her notable integration of faith and work and remarkable contributions to the humanities.  "CFW has been committed to supporting and highlighting the bright spots of faith and...

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Writing About God to Know God

Writing
About
God
to
Know
God

Reflections from Christian Wiman’s poetry & faith workshop By Whitney Bauck When I introduce Christian Wiman’s work, I often begin with the assertion that he’s 75 percent of the reason that I still call myself a Christian. Wiman’s work entered my life at a time when I desperately needed it, via a friend’s recommendation on a sunny morning wa...

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Resources
for
Sabbath
Rest

For Listening:  Work and Rest by Tim Keller Audio playlist For Reading:  Sabbath Keeping: Finding Freedom in the Rhythms of Rest By Lynne M. Baab Call the Sabbath a Delight By Walter J. Chantry Keeping the Sabbath Wholly: Ceasing, Resting, Embracing, Feasting By Marva J Dawn The Sabbath By Abraham Joshua Heschel Sabbath: Findi...

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A New Way to Work

A New
Way

to Work

By Wally Larson I’m a lawyer, but that’s just the start of what God has called me to at work.   In May I graduated from the Center for Faith and Work’s Gotham Fellowship program. Paul writes in Romans that “all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” I think the Lord used the Gotham Fellowship to help me see how short I fall of God&r...

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Derek Thompson: The Evolution of Work

Derek
Thompson:

The Evolution
of Work 

We live in a time where many fear technology will permanently replace some workers. Thompson discusses how work shaped the American identity in the last 200 years and how automation will both change and reaffirm the meaning that people derive from work. He asks if people displaced from boring jobs will seek new, more rewarding activities or whether technology will usher in an age of i...

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