Some books simply cannot be written because the subjects are too large. Who could read a history of Fridays? One particular long-ago Friday, of course, is another matter. David Miller’s book takes an enormous subject—faith in the workplace—and narrows it down to a phenomenon of recent decades, a lay-led revival called “Faith at Work.” And by focusing on this movement, he raises surprisingly large questions.
What is the nature of worship, for example? Must it be confined to a sanctuary? What is the ministry of the laity, and can it be found only in a church? How should Christians deal with the taboos against religion in public spheres?