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Leading lives that matter : what we should do and who we should be / edited by Mark R. Schwehn & Dorothy C. Bass.

Contributor(s): Schwehn, Mark R, 1945- | Bass, Dorothy C.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c2006Description: xviii, 545 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0802829317 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780802829313 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0802832563 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780802832566 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Vocation -- Christianity | Vocation | Work -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Work -- Religious aspects | Meaning (Philosophy) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Meaning (Philosophy) -- Religious aspects
Contents:
What makes a life significant? / William James -- I resolve to become a jungle doctor / Albert Schweitzer -- From The ethics of authenticity / Charles Taylor -- Solitude of self / Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- From Nicomachean ethics / Aristotle -- The vigor of life / Theodore Roosevelt -- Matthew 20:20-28 -- Making the match : career choice / Lee Hardy -- Choosing / Gary D. Badcock -- The place of responsibility / Dietrich Bonhoeffer -- Vocation / Frederick Buechner -- Vocation as grace / Will Campbell -- Learning in war-time / C.S. Lewis -- From Nicomachean ethics / Aristotle -- From The Iliad / Homer -- The martyrdom of Perpetua -- From Therese / Dorothy Day -- Three biographical sketches : Ray Kroc, Iris Chang, Joseph S. ("Smiley") Landrum -- Elegy written in a country churchyard / Thomas Gray -- From Just work / Russell Muirhead -- Why work? / Dorothy L. Sayers -- Two tramps in mud time / Robert Frost -- To be of use / Margaret Piercy -- The door in the wall / H.G. Wells -- From The Sabbath / Abraham Joshua Heschel -- The world is too much with us ; and, Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey / William Wordsworth -- Friendship and vocation / Gilbert Meilaender -- The changing nature of work in the United States : implications for vocation, ethics, and faith / Robert Wuthnow -- Generativity crises of my own / Bonnie Miller-McLemore -- There's no place like work / Arlie Russell Hochschild -- Defining a doctor / Abigail Zuger -- The village blacksmith / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- An invisible web / Wendell Berry -- Two eulogies for Yitzhak Rabin / King Hussein and Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof -- Living like weasels / Annie Dillard -- The choice / William Butler Yeats -- Filial relations / Jane Addams -- Martha Nussbaum, interviewed by Bill Moyers -- Matthew 25:14-30 : the parable of the talents -- On his blindness / John Milton -- From Grounding for the metaphysics of morals / Immanuel Kant -- From The life of Charlotte Brontë / Elizabeth Gaskell -- From the screenplay of Good Will Hunting / Matt Damon and Ben Affleck -- Sonny's blues / James Baldwin -- The undeclared major / Will Weaver -- Two kinds / Amy Tan -- From The autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X with Alex Haley -- From The giver / Lois Lowry -- I hear them-- calling / Vincent Harding -- The ancient people / Willa Cather -- From A dresser of sycamore trees / Garret Keizer -- Invictus / William Ernest Henley -- Passed on / Thomas Lynch -- The last hours / Stephen Dunn -- The Book of Jonah -- A letter to his wife, 1861 / Sullivan Ballou -- Weddings / Yevgeny Yevtushenko -- From Thoughts in solitude / Thomas Merton -- The road not taken / Robert Frost -- Composing a life story / Mary Catherine Bateson -- From Jayber Crow / Wendell Berry -- From East of Eden / John Steinbeck -- An American life story / Dan McAdams -- Robert McG. Thomas, 60, chronicler of unsung lives / Michael T. Kaufman -- The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

What makes a life significant? / William James -- I resolve to become a jungle doctor / Albert Schweitzer -- From The ethics of authenticity / Charles Taylor -- Solitude of self / Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- From Nicomachean ethics / Aristotle -- The vigor of life / Theodore Roosevelt -- Matthew 20:20-28 -- Making the match : career choice / Lee Hardy -- Choosing / Gary D. Badcock -- The place of responsibility / Dietrich Bonhoeffer -- Vocation / Frederick Buechner -- Vocation as grace / Will Campbell -- Learning in war-time / C.S. Lewis -- From Nicomachean ethics / Aristotle -- From The Iliad / Homer -- The martyrdom of Perpetua -- From Therese / Dorothy Day -- Three biographical sketches : Ray Kroc, Iris Chang, Joseph S. ("Smiley") Landrum -- Elegy written in a country churchyard / Thomas Gray -- From Just work / Russell Muirhead -- Why work? / Dorothy L. Sayers -- Two tramps in mud time / Robert Frost -- To be of use / Margaret Piercy -- The door in the wall / H.G. Wells -- From The Sabbath / Abraham Joshua Heschel -- The world is too much with us ; and, Lines composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey / William Wordsworth -- Friendship and vocation / Gilbert Meilaender -- The changing nature of work in the United States : implications for vocation, ethics, and faith / Robert Wuthnow -- Generativity crises of my own / Bonnie Miller-McLemore -- There's no place like work / Arlie Russell Hochschild -- Defining a doctor / Abigail Zuger -- The village blacksmith / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- An invisible web / Wendell Berry -- Two eulogies for Yitzhak Rabin / King Hussein and Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof -- Living like weasels / Annie Dillard -- The choice / William Butler Yeats -- Filial relations / Jane Addams -- Martha Nussbaum, interviewed by Bill Moyers -- Matthew 25:14-30 : the parable of the talents -- On his blindness / John Milton -- From Grounding for the metaphysics of morals / Immanuel Kant -- From The life of Charlotte Brontë / Elizabeth Gaskell -- From the screenplay of Good Will Hunting / Matt Damon and Ben Affleck -- Sonny's blues / James Baldwin -- The undeclared major / Will Weaver -- Two kinds / Amy Tan -- From The autobiography of Malcolm X / Malcolm X with Alex Haley -- From The giver / Lois Lowry -- I hear them-- calling / Vincent Harding -- The ancient people / Willa Cather -- From A dresser of sycamore trees / Garret Keizer -- Invictus / William Ernest Henley -- Passed on / Thomas Lynch -- The last hours / Stephen Dunn -- The Book of Jonah -- A letter to his wife, 1861 / Sullivan Ballou -- Weddings / Yevgeny Yevtushenko -- From Thoughts in solitude / Thomas Merton -- The road not taken / Robert Frost -- Composing a life story / Mary Catherine Bateson -- From Jayber Crow / Wendell Berry -- From East of Eden / John Steinbeck -- An American life story / Dan McAdams -- Robert McG. Thomas, 60, chronicler of unsung lives / Michael T. Kaufman -- The death of Ivan Ilych / Leo Tolstoy.

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