Spirituality and the Workplace: The Latest Fad?

Speaker(s): Harry S.D. Robinson, Patti Towler, Paul Stevens, Paul Williams
Date: Feb. 7/04
Length: 39:21
Product ID: RGDL3347S

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Unquestionably there is something like a groundswell of interest in spirituality and work. While previous decades were characterized by taking your hand, head and heart to work, in the twenty-first century we are asked to bring our souls to work. Just what does that mean? Is it merely one more New Age invasion of the so-called secular workplace? What does the Bible have to say about the head, heart and hand connection in the workplace? Do prayer and work really belong together? Is marketplace spirituality an oxymoron? Whether as executives, laborers, tradespeople, entrpreneurs or bureaucrats, followers of Jesus need a spirituaity for the other six days and not just for after-work and Sunday activities. Lectures include:

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  • The Inconvenience of Truth Which Comes at an Hour You Did Not Expect - Harry Robinson
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  • Work as Spiritual Formation - Paul Williams
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  • Spirituality at Work: Does it Mean Anything? - Pattie Towler
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  • Case Study: All is Vanity - Paul Stevens
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  • Workplace Spirituality in a Pagan Environment: Lessons from Daniel - Paul Williams
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See All Audio by Harry S.D. Robinson Patti Towler Paul Stevens Paul Williams

The Rev. Dr.Harry S.D. Robinson was Rector of St. John's Anglican Church in the Shaughnessy area of Vancouver from 1978 to 1992. From 1996 to 2004 he served as the first chaplain to the Anglican Studies Program at Regent College.

Patti Towler BA (University of King's College), LLB (Dalhousie University), LLM (University of San Diego), DipCS (Regent College). Patti Towler is the Vice President of External Relations for Regent College and a former Vancouver lawyer and mediator, who has lectured extensively in the areas of Christians in the workplace, dispute resolution skills for church leaders, and legal issues affecting religious organizations. She has recently produced a DVD on the subject of mentoring, and is a strong believer in fostering inter-generational relationships in the church.

R. Paul Stevens is Professor Emeritus of Marketplace Theology at Regent College. He is the author of Liberating the Laity, Disciplines of the Hungry Heart, The Other Six Days, Marriage Spirituality, Doing God's Business and co-editor (with Robert J. Banks) of The Complete Book of Everyday Christianity.

Paul Williams is Research Professor of Marketplace Theology & Leadershipnat Regent College. Previously, he was Chief Economist and Head of International Research for DTZ Holdings, an international real estate consulting and investment banking group headquartered in London, UK.

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