Editor’s Note: Today we introduce Dr. David Leonard, Assistant Professor of Philosophy & Apologetics at Luther Rice University, as a new contributor to IFWE’s blog. Dr. Leonard will post periodically about topics related to faith and work as well as intellectual virtue and its impact on faith in the workplace.
Is it possible to [...]READ FULL POST →
Part 12 in a series on Love at Work
We long for love, joy and truth. And yet, we often feel the pressures of the workplace require us to hide and misrepresent the truth.
In I Corinthians 13:6, we learn that love rejoices with the truth. The Apostle [...]READ FULL POST →
Wake Forest University has launched Thrive, a new initiative dedicated to the well-being of students, faculty, and staff that goes beyond academic performance.
This new initiative includes eight markers of well-being: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual. Wake Forest is attempting something beyond trying to ensure students, faculty [...]READ FULL POST →
In Monday’s post, Hugh Whelchel examined whether free markets inherently lead to exploitation. He wrote in response to a Christianity Today article by Dr. Kevin Brown exploring the relationship between capitalism and the common good.
This issue is a complex one. At IFWE, we aim to analyze this and [...]READ FULL POST →
You may have noticed a slight change in the bag design since Chipotle unveiled the Cultivating Thought: Author Series in May of this year.
After a frustrating, entertainment-less meal, author Jonathan Safran Foer was inspired to provide brief, thought-provoking vignettes to fast food patrons who might have forgotten to bring a book.
He [...]READ FULL POST →
Part 2 in a series on Historical Practices of Christians in the Workplace
Last week I began this series asking us to remember the ancient rhythms of work inherited from centuries of Christians living out their faith in the workplace.
These five lessons include personal purpose, [...]READ FULL POST →
When Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century was published in English earlier this spring, the issue of inequality was brought again to the forefront of a very heated discussion.
Responses from all over the world, including a tweet from Pope Francis, have poured in. Income inequality, often a natural [...]READ FULL POST →
No one ever likes being misunderstood. The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics (IFWE) believes that’s happened to us in the latest issue of Christianity Today.
In a September 2014 article, author Kevin Brown, an assistant professor at the Howard Dayton School of Business at Asbury University, writes about what he sees [...]READ FULL POST →