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Resource List: Vocation in the Third Third of Life

By now the over documented aging of the Baby Boom Generation has inspired many jeremiads concerning the collapse of Social Security and Medicare, the paucity of caregivers for the rising nursing home population, and the irreplaceable loss of intellectual capital … more »

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Resource List: Lent

Every year I look forward to the liturgical season of Lent for a sober opportunity to take stock of my relationship with God–to take on or put off a few things that are hindering my intimacy with God.  It feels … more »

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Resource List: Love

It’s Valentine’s Day, when our thoughts – or, at least, the thoughts of popular culture – turn to matters of love. But what do we mean when we use that word? How do we define love and, more to the … more »

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Resource List: Neglected Gems

There are many resources out there on the topic of vocation. A lot of the resources that get recommended or thrown around are recent, from the class of what one might call contemporary theology.  All of these books in this … more »

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Resource List: Music

Music is everywhere. It is virtually impossible to escape its grasp. As Jeremy Begbie states, music is “the ocean we swim in.”  We encounter it through live performances or in the movies we watch, on the radios played during our … more »

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Resource List: Design and Handwork

When we talk about about vocation and work in the marketplace, often the fields we talk about and illustrations we use come from the ‘white collar’ world of medicine, politics, law, business, education, and a host of others.   But many … more »

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Resource List: Education

The echoes of bells are ringing through the halls of the high school where I teach.  September has arrived, and school is back in session.  I’m glad. Reading the Gospels is the best study of good pedagogy.  When I think … more »

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Resource List: Late Summer Gardening

The heavy late summer air in the Washington, D.C., area does not as easily draw one out into the garden as the siren song of spring, but gardening in late summer necessitates (and perhaps simultaneously instills) a kind of gutsy … more »

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Resource List: Prayer

Last week an unintentional theme of prayer creeped into the posts on Missio. So we decided that a small, scattershot resource list on prayer was in order. It is too weighted towards the 20th century, but every list has its … more »

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Resource List

This week’s list includes an eclectic mix of books, video, and articles that currently take up space on my nightstand and in my browser. It is a testament to the dimensionality of each individual’s interests. From theology to comedic relief, … more »

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