The Spirituality of Work and the Body Social

Jean Hani
A chapter from Divine Craftsmanship: Preliminaries to a Spirituality of Work

The fundamental guiding principle in our reflections implies that our daily work is a continuation of creation and consequently has its archetype in God, in Divine Activity. It is therefore legitimate to relate the different skills to God, and this is even a veritable necessity, and the only way of correctly conceiving and practicing them. In fact, our professional activity, which occupies the greater part of our time, is thereby envisaged sub specie aeternitas, which in turn allows us to share in the spiritualization of skills and occupations.

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This translation published by Angelico Press/Sophia Perennis. Reproduced here with thanks.
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