By: Maria Fee, originally posted at the Center for Faith & Work.

Participants of the last writers vocation group took upon the task of a writing exercise that responded to an excerpt from Jonathan Edwards’ The Spirit of Charity the Opposite of a Selfish Spirit. The aim was to engage in theologically reflection through the process of writing. We examined the fall of man from his “exalted, and noble, and generous” rank to that of being “debased, and ignoble, and selfish” and how “Christianity restores an excellent enlargement, and extensiveness, and liberality to the soul, and again possesses it with that divine love or charity.”

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