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Pathways to Purpose: Student Readings

Connect to your Calling. Pathways to Purpose encourages students, staff, and faculty to engage in vocational discernment, the discernment of values, purpose, and responsibility for community.

Novice Readings

Intermediate Readings

Damon, W. (2008). Who is thriving and who is not yet on course?. In The path to purpose: Helping our children find their calling in life (pp. 49-76). New York, NY: Free Press.

Parks, S. D. (2011). To mend a world. In Big questions, worthy dreams: Mentoring emerging adults in their search for meaning, purpose, and faith (pp. 161-163). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Thompson, H. S. Letter to Hume

Advanced Readings

Wadell, P. J. (2008). Finding a story worth handing on. In Happiness and the Christian moral life: An introduction to Christian ethics (pp. 76-104). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

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