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

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

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Leisure and Spirituality (Engaging Culture): Biblical, Historical, and Contemporary Perspectives by Paul Heintzman

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441245496
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/10/2015
Series: Engaging Culture
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

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 previously taught at Brock University and at Acadia University. Heintzman is coeditor of Christianity and Leisure: Issues in a Pluralistic Society and is the author of numerous journal papers and book chapters on the topics of leisure and spirituality, recreation and the environment, and the philosophy and ethics of leisure.

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