"...work is a theological fact: it is God-ordained for the creature who alone is created in God's image, man. It is God's appointed way for man to realize the implications of that image, namely, righteousness, holiness, knowledge, and dominion. By means of work man is able to fulfil God's creation mandate and calling, and to become a ruler over himself, his calling, his household, and the world around him." -R. J. Rushdoony
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