TGIF! A Theology of Workers and their Work

“Nothing ruins a Friday more than an understanding that today is Tuesday” Anonymous

We speak of Mondayitis, Wednesday has become known as ‘hump day’, and after-work drinks on a Friday represent the entrance to the promised land of the weekend; hence the common ab­breviation, ‘TGIF’ (Thank G*d it’s Fri­day)! Not insignificantly, this attitude is shared by many Christians as well.

Such views as these need to be chal­lenged and radically reoriented. What is required is a theology of work with practical relevance from Monday to Friday (and Saturday and Sunday for many who work these days as well).

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