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The Art of Work: C.S. Lewis and John Wesley Speak

April 25, 20189:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Evangelical Seminary
121 S College St.
Myerstown, PA 17067

 

Every year, Wesley Forum invites unique and interesting people to share their insights into how Wesleyan theology contributes to a vibrant, intelligent, and authentic faith. We are honored to welcome Chris Armstrong, PhD, a church historian and director of Opus: The Art of Work at Wheaton College. He studies faith, work, and flourishing to see how theology is lived out.

He will be exploring ways in which C.S. Lewis and John Wesley, as well as other “Sages of the Ages,” speak into how Christians can live out their faith in the world through work, vocation, and human flourishing.

Topics include:

  • Work and the Gospel Story
  • Wesley, the early Methodists, and Economic Work
  • C.S. Lewis on Finding God in Our Work

About the speaker:

Chris Armstrong, Ph.D. is a church historian and director of Opus: The Art of Work at Wheaton College. He studies faith, work, and flourishing to see how theology is lived out.

His recent book Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians: Finding Authentic Faith in a Forgotten Age with C S Lewis (2016) discovers in medieval faith some “earthy” helps to living well in the world today. He lives in Naperville, IL with his wife Sharon and four of their five children.

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Dr. Armstrong will also be speaking later in the same evening at the C.S. Lewis Institute in Harrisburg, PA.

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