When we think of “vocation” today, we often think about waged work. This is not always the case, however, and was not always the case in Christian history. This year marks the 500th anniversary of the beginnings of the Protestant Reformation, and the life and work of Martin Luther have much to teach us about a comprehensive and authentic understanding of the Christian vocation.
- Christian History, Issue 110: Callings: https://www.christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/issue/vocation/
- Gene Edward Veith, Working for Our Neighbor: A Lutheran Primer on Vocation, Economics, and Ordinary Life. (Christian’s Library Press, 2016)
- Gustaf Wingren, Luther on Vocation. Translated by Carl C. Rasmussen. (Wipf and Stock, 2004)