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spiltteeth
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« on: February 19, 2011, 08:53:16 PM »

Is their a Orthodox theology of Work ?
I ask because a buddy of mine has been thinking about going on welfare. He does have some mental issues, and usually only holds on to a job for a year or so, but he doesn't want to be a "drain" on society.
What does Orthodoxy teach?
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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2011, 11:19:22 PM »

All I can think of is:

2 Thessalonians 3:10 (King James Version)
For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

And, obviously, the Orthodox Church disapproves of laziness, etc. but if your friend would be going on welfare for a legitimate reason, then I think the situation would be different.
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