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A podcast about faith, work, theology, and economics

Episode 3 - What is Work? Part I

May 9, 2017

In this episode, we begin our exploration of the question What is Work? Along the way, we'll discover it's not as straight-forward a question as we might imagine, and that many caveats and complexities make finding an answer a tricky business indeed!


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