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C.S. Lewis & Friends Research Guide

C.S. Lewis gathered around him a group of Christian scholars and thinkers known as The Inklings. They wrote about and discussed many current ideas and problems. Some of these ideas and problems are not limited by time and they are still with us today.

Philosophy of Work

Philosophy of Work


C.S., Lewis. "Learning in War Time." The Weight of Glory. New York: Harper Collins, 1949. N. pag. Print. 
                      Brown 204 L58W 2001
                      Main Collection: 204 L58W 2001  

Sayers, Dorothy L. "Why Work?"  Creed or Chaos. Manchester, NH: Sophia Institute Press, 1995.
        Brown 230 Sa99c
                      Main Collection: 230 Sa99c

Vanauken, Sheldon. A Severe Mercy. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1980. Print. “Look: the question is not whether we should bring God into our work or not. We certainly should and must: as MacDonald says, ‘All that is not God is death.’ The question is whether we should simply (a.) Bring Him in the dedication of our work to him, in the integrity, diligence, and humility with which we do it or also (b.) Make His professed and explicit service our job. The A vocation rests on all men whether they know it or not; the B vocation only on those who are specially called to it. Each vocation has its peculiar dangers and peculiar rewards.
                       Brown 920 V269S
                       Main Collection: 920 V269S