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Holy Days/ Holidays Religion/ Leisure Make sense of world which is beyond our observation, proof, understanding Similarities Celebration “affirm basic meaningfulness of universe & sense of oneness with it Can’t force leisure, happens from inside out Celebration – you don’t work at it

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religion leisure
Religion/ Leisure

Make sense of world which is beyond our observation, proof, understanding

similarities celebration
SimilaritiesCelebration

“affirm basic meaningfulness of universe & sense of oneness with it

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Can’t force leisure, happens from inside out

Celebration – you don’t work at it

free will
Free Will
  • Religious belief, leisure spring from the ind will
integration
Integration
  • Both integrative & inclusive
  • Wholeness
  • transcendent
well being self realization
Well-being/ Self realization
  • Leisure: state of mind – personal develop.
  • Free time – potential spiritual growth
search for the authentic
Search for the Authentic
  • Belief in authentic in purer/ simpler times
  • modernism
ritual
Ritual
  • Perfunctory, conventionalized act thru which an ind portrays respect for some object of ultimate value
holidays
Holidays
  • All cultures – religious ceremonies; festivals
  • Medieval Europe – 1 in 3
  • Reformation
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Became multifaceted
  • Urbanization – termination of work
18 th century europe
18th Century Europe
  • England : Christmas, New Year, Whitsuntide
  • Communal holidays
slide13
Saint Monday
  • Sporting events
  • Week-end; tourism
canada us
Canada/ US
  • Various sources:
  • Patriotic
  • Seasonal
  • Religious
  • Unofficial holidays
slide15
Ethnicity
  • Eg Rosh Hashanah
slide17
Holy day to holiday
  • Eg Groundhog Day
sunday sabbath
Sunday/ Sabbath
  • Judaism
  • Christianity
slide20
Puritan mvt
  • Book of Sports
organized religion
Organized religion
  • Shapes leisure:
  • Worthy behavior/ qualities
  • Restrictive influence
condemned
Condemned
  • Theatre
  • Alcohol/ drugs
  • Gambling
  • Dancing
  • Sexually related activity
  • Idleness
  • Violence/ cruelty
puritans
Puritans
  • Pleasure
  • Class conflict
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Original sin
  • predestination
promoted
Promoted
  • Potluck suppers, festivals, raffles, fairs, athletic events
formal orgs
Formal orgs
  • YM-YWCA’s
  • YM-YWHA’s
  • Salvation Army
  • B’nai B’rith
leisure as religion
Leisure as Religion
  • Dissatisfaction: alternatives
  • Fundamentalism
slide30
Jogging/running
  • Purification
  • Transpersonal stage
  • Mystical experience
religion leisure postmodern culture
Religion/ Leisure/ Postmodern Culture
  • Truth & belief systems
  • Authentic self vs saturated self
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