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Towards a theology of leisure

David A. Spence

Towards a theology of leisure

with special reference to creativity

by David A. Spence

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Published by St. Stephen"s Theological College in S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leisure

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTheology of leisure.
    Statementby David A. Spence.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17160593M

    Buy Theology books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. Conclusion: Towards a cultural approach to culture re- wed by the power of the Spirit This demands a serious formation in theology Art and leisure In a world which seems increasingly obsessed with instant gratification, the lure of gain, the pursuit of profit and the overriding importance of possessions, it is striking also to.

    The culmination of the book is, in the author’s words, a “concise theology of leisure” based on “Sabbath-keeping, rest, and a balanced rhythm of work and leisure.” This is wholly an academic book, filled with deep research, pages of notes, and an intelligent tone.   Pieper's book, Leisure:The Basis of Culture is about work and play, labor and leisure, the ultimate point/counter-point of our lives. The initial attraction of the book is based on the assumption that the concept of leisure can be discussed lucidly and without the erudite language that typically accompanies philosophical writings.5/5(3).

    This book is an excellent reflection on theology of work. The author (Volf) had obviously review a large amount of materials (theological and non-Christian) about definition, meaning, understanding, and problems of work. I am glad that this book was introduced to me and I did buy and read it/5(7). 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 Heintzman, a respected scholar and experienced recreation practitioner, interacts with biblical, historical, and contemporary leisure studies sources to provide a comprehensive understanding Pages:


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Towards a theology of leisure by David A. Spence Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Free time: towards a theology of leisure. [Graham Neville] -- "For centuries Christian teachers saw leisure only as a necessary accompaniment of work, a time for the recovery of strength so that work could be resumed. But now the expansion of leisure requires a.

Get this from a library. Towards a theology of leisure with special reference to creativity. [David A Spence]. The book provides a strong argument for why Christians should give preference to the poor and work towards establishing justice and the Kingdom of God on earth. Gutiérrez provides a truly unique outlook, combining traditional theology with left wing and Marxist ideas/5.

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This book is an excellent reflection on theology of work. The author (Volf) had obviously review a large amount of materials (theological and non-Christian) about definition, meaning, understanding, and problems of work.

I am glad that this book was introduced to me and I Cited by: Books shelved as theology: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, Confessions by Augustine of Hippo, The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, Knowing God by J.I. The Theology of Leisure Trinity Baptist Church Discipleship Training (July, ) Introduction: The Bible has much to say on the subject of work.

Work is an essential element of the human Towards a theology of leisure book and there is great value placed on a personal commitment to work.

As the ChristianFile Size: 66KB. Work is a major subject of the book of Deuteronomy, and prominent topics include the following: The meaning and value of ’s command to work for the benefit of others, the blessings of work for the individual and the community, the consequences of failure and the dangers of success, and the responsibility that comes from representing God to others.

In the study of bibliology it is important to be aware of the various attitudes people either have or with which they approach the Scriptures.

We will divide these attitudes toward the Bible into six different categories. (1) Rationalism. A THEOLOGY OF ENTERTAINMENT AND LEISURE in both senses of the word: he captured their attention with the word of God and made them feel at home in the presence of God.

THE CHURCH AND THE CLUBS The story of entertainment is as old as humankind. The interaction of the church and the arts has varied with the doctrinal seasons. This book is for readers who are looking for a scientifically informed theology. John F. Haught is the perfect person to revisit Christian theology in light of the scientific discovery that the universe is an evolving by: 9.

Dr. Art Lindsley Art Lindsley, Ph.D. is Vice President of Theological Initiatives at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics. He served as co-editor and contributing author to IFWE’s Counting the Cost: Christian Perspectives on Capitalism (Abilene Christian University Press) and For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty (Zondervan).

An esteemed author and teacher, Dr. Lindsley. Leisure Books was a mass market paperback publisher specializing in horror and thrillers that operated from to In the company's early years, it also published fantasy, science fiction, Westerns, and the Wildlife Treasury card series. Leisure Books offered a book sales club service.

Typically two free books were provided as an initial r: Harry Shorten. A theology of thinking, a theology of work, a theology of eating, a theology of fellowship. You get the idea. If we are to give our lives fully to God, we are to base our thoughts and actions in every aspect of life on our Christian faith and our ideas about God.

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TOWARDS A THEOLOGY OF INTER-RELIGIOUS ENCOUNTER ERIC J. SHARPE (The substance of this paper was delivered as part of a series of lectures on 'Comparative Religion and the Communication of the Gospel' at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, in February, ) Some months ago I was talking to some research students in the United.

In it I have presented my own interest in leisure and feminist theory, my approach to the topic and the underlying assumptions implicit in the book. Chapter 1 examines functionalist theories. Within the functionalist tradition of Durkheim and Parsons, leisure is posited as an institution in society which performs a beneficial function for.

theology were heavily influenced by the writings of Thomas Aquinas. Although Pieper receives much attention within leisure studies, his view of leisure is typical of many Roman Catholic theologians and scholars (e.g., Doohan, ): Leisure, it must be clearly understood, is.

Book, Book of Life. The written word was a powerful creation in the ancient Near East. Both Egyptians and Babylonians saw writing as sacred, a direct gift of the gods. Although Yahweh did not make writing a specific gift to the people of Israel, he did employ writing in his dealings with people.

This chapter reviews some of the most important points and evidence disclosed by the medieval witnesses of marriage. Although limited evidence was derived from the silence of these chief witnesses, it is undeniable that they have helped in moulding thoughts and history as well as in testing the existing views and assumptions on marriage and the theology of marriage.

The book of Exodus opens and closes with Israel at work. At the onset, the Israelites are at work for the Egyptians. By the book’s end, they have finished the work of building the tabernacle according to the Lord's instructions (Exod. ). God did not deliver Israel from work.

He set Israel free for work. God released them from oppressive.Holy & Free, Part 6 – Leisure. Selected Scriptures. What do you do for leisure? Some of you will immediately think of one particular activity while others of you will think of a whole list of things. Over the years Christians have responded in radically different ways to leisure.This is a facsimile or image-based PDF made from scans of the original book.

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