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Leisure and Spirituality - Biblical, Historical, and Contemporary Perspectives (Engaging Culture Series)

Paperback|Mar 2015
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This addition to the award-winning Engaging Culture series explores the link between leisure and spirituality, offering a Christian perspective on leisure concepts and issues in contemporary society. Paul Heintzman, a respected scholar and experienced recreation practitioner, interacts with biblical, historical,...


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This addition to the award-winning Engaging Culture series explores the link between leisure and spirituality, offering a Christian perspective on leisure concepts and issues in contemporary society. Paul Heintzman, a respected scholar and experienced recreation practitioner, interacts with biblical, historical, and contemporary leisure studies sources to provide a comprehensive understanding of leisure. He also explains the importance of leisure for spiritual growth and development. This work will appeal to professors and students as well as practitioners in the recreation and leisure services field, youth and college pastors, and camp ministries.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 385869
  • Product Code 9780801048722
  • ISBN 0801048729
  • EAN 9780801048722
  • Pages 352
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Mar 2015
  • Sales Rank 61127
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 22mm
  • Weight 0.483kg

Paul Heintzman

Paul Heintzman (PhD, University of Waterloo) is associate professor of leisure studies at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario, and has extensive experience as a recreation practitioner throughout Canada. He is coeditor of "Christianity and Leisure: Issues in a Pluralistic Society".

  • <b>contents<br><br></b>introduction<br><b>part 1: Leisure In Contemporary Society<br></b>1. Concepts Of Leisure<br>2. Contemporary Leisure Trends And Issues<br><b>part 2: The History Of The Leisure Concept<br></b>3. The History Of Classical Leisure<br>4. The History Of Leisure As Activity<br><b>part 3: The Biblical Background To Leisure<br></b>5. The Sabbath<br>6. The Biblical Concept Of Rest<br>7. Other Biblical Words And Themes Related To Leisure<br><b>part 4: Leisure And Work<br></b>8. Work Today And In The Past<br>9. The Biblical View Of Work<br><b>part 5: Christian Perspectives On Leisure<br></b>10. A Critique Of The Concepts Of Leisure<br>11. Leisure, Work, And Ethics<br><b>part 6: A Leisurely Spirituality<br></b>12. Leisure And Spiritual Well-being<br>13. Leisure-spiritual Coping<br>epilogue: A Concise And Personified Theology Of Leisure

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