Power to the People: How Work Changed the World

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The Reformation brought the power of God to the people, as the masses read the Bible for themselves – and it changed their lives. Suddenly, the sacred found itself in music, in art, in expressions of kind. Men built bridges to God and erected buildings for His glory. Farmers plowed the sacred ground of the Almighty and blacksmith banged their awls as unto the Lord.

Today, many of us have retreated to the Middle Ages of the workplace. Our work is sadly, just work. It’s a penance because we are not independently wealthy. It’s punishment for some undetermined sin. We labor. We sweat. We toil for nothing. Read more of Power to the People here.

Image by Carey Ciuro. Used with permission. Sourced via Flickr. Post by David Rupert.