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Introduction

  • Sharlene G. BuszkaEmail author
  • Timothy Ewest
Chapter
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Workplace Spirituality and Fulfillment book series (PSTWSP)

Abstract

Jesus of Nazareth had a job; he worked as a Jewish rabbi. As any rabbi of the day, Jesus was a teacher who interpreted Jewish scriptures and provided instruction to his followers on understanding the history and committing to the promises of God. Also, as a rabbi one of his first job responsibilities was to call disciples to himself. Jesus was to teach, train, and charge these disciples with responsibilities of furthering his teachings and God’s mission in the world (Gonzalez, 2010). For Jesus, his work and his life of faith were inseparable.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Daemen CollegeAmherstUSA
  2. 2.Houston Baptist UniversityHoustonUSA

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