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Homeschooling as a Vocation: An Interview with Gene Edward Veith

Vol. 86, Prg. 21–25
December 8–12, 2008


Do you consider what you do every day as a set of necessary tasks—or do you look at your roles in your family, church, community, and workplace as callings from God? Dr. Gene Edward Veith illuminates the importance of understanding vocation and explains how vocation can change your perspective on your daily interactions.

Program Listing:

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12/8  
The Doctrine of Vocation
12/9  
Not Just a Job
12/10  
Loving Your Neighbor: The Purpose of Vocation
12/11  
Family Vocations: Marriage
12/12  
Family Vocations: Parenthood

Guests:

Dr. Gene Edward Veith Dr. Gene Edward Veith
Prolific author, cultural commentator, and longtime educator Dr. Gene Edward Veith is the Provost of Patrick Henry College. Formerly the cultural editor of World magazine, Dr. Veith is well known in Christian, conservative, and homeschooling circles through his writing and speaking on various aspects of Christianity and the culture.

Dr. Veith has been a columnist for World since 1996, accepting a full-time position with the magazine in 2004. The bulk of his career, however, has been invested in Christian higher education. He has served more than 20 years in Christian academia as a professor of English and, for eight years, as dean of the School of Arts & Sciences at Concordia University-Wisconsin.

In addition to his frequent columns for World, which explore the shifting intersection of faith and culture, Dr. Veith has published some 17 books in both scholarly and popular genres, several of which have been translated into foreign languages. His writings number more than 100 scholarly articles, reviews, and papers, including God at Work: Your Christian Vocation in All of Life; Christianity and Literature: The Soul of the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe; Reading between the Lines: A Christian Guide to Literature; Loving God with All Your Mind: Thinking as a Christian in the Postmodern World; and Postmodern Times: A Christian Guide to Contemporary Thought and Culture.

Dr. Veith is also on the board of directors of Concordia Publishing Company, is a senior fellow at the Capital Research Center, and serves on the executive council of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. He and his wife, Jackquelyn, have three grown children, Paul, Joanna, and Mary.

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