The writer Karen Armstrong begins A History of God stating: There is a distinction between belief in a set of propositions and a faith which enables us to put our trust in them (page 1). In other words, with the exception of the truly … Continue reading →
We spend most of our adult lives preparing for, seeking out and ‘doing’ work. Work has become the primary way in which individuals attain the material benefits and economic rewards that enable them to live successfully in contemporary capitalist society, but also a sense of meaningfulness in their existence. The existential and ethical aspects of the work we do (or would like to do) has far reaching implications for the individual in the workplace, as Weber so clearly demonstrated, but understanding their aspects can also tell us much about organisations, business and society in general.
Many theorists of religion have pointed out how society’s relationship with faith has undergone a number of fundamental changes which have far reaching implications for how we think about themsleves Continue reading here [...]