Calling all years good : Christian vocation throughout life's seasons / edited by Kathleen A. Cahalan, Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore.Material type: TextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Description: vi, 238 pages ; 23 cmISBN: 9780802874245; 080287424XSubject(s): Vocation -- Christianity | Life cycle, Human -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityLOC classification: BV4740 | .C3155 2017
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Vocare: JBU Vocation and Calling NetVUE Grant.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: finding life's purposes in God's purposes / Kathleen A. Cahalan -- Callings over a lifetime: in relationship, through the body, over time, and for community / Kathleen A. Cahalan -- Introducing biblical interludes: vocation in the family of God / Jane Patterson -- Childhood: one such child / Jane Patterson -- Childhood: the (often hidden yet lively) vocational life of children / Bonnie J. Miller-McLemore -- Siblings: am I my brother's keeper? / Jane Patterson -- Adolescence: God looks on the heart / Jane Patterson -- Adolescence: vocation in performance, passion, and possibility / Katherine Turpin -- Younger adulthood: a voice from within / Jane Patterson -- Younger adulthood: exploring callings in the midst of uncertainty / Katherine Turpin -- Points of decision in adulthood / Jane Patterson -- Middle adulthood: the joys and paradoxes of vocation / Matt Bloom -- Elders: ultimate values / Jane Patterson -- Late adulthood: seeking vocation once again / Kathleen A. Cahalan -- Blessing the next generation / Jane Patterson -- Older adulthood: vocation at life's end / Joyce Ann Mercer -- Resurrection and God's vindication / Jane Patterson.
Do infants have a vocation? Do Alzheimer's patients? In popular culture, vocation is often reduced to adult work or church ministry. Rarely do we consider childhood or old age as crucial times for commencing or culminating a life of faith in response to God's calling. This book addresses that gap by showing how vocation emerges and evolves over the course of an entire lifetime. The authors cover six of life's distinct seasons, weaving together personal narrative, developmental theory, case studies, and spiritual practices. Calling All Years Good grounds the discussion of vocation in concrete realities and builds a cohesive framework for understanding calling throughout all of life. -- Provided by publisher.