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The use and abuse of time in Christian history : papers read at the 1999 Summer Meeting and the 2000 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society / edited by R.N. Swanson.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in church history ; 37Publication details: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Published for the Ecclesiastical History Society by the Boydell Press, 2002.Description: xx, 399 p. ; 23 cmISBN:
  • 0952973375 (alk. paper)
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 270 21
LOC classification:
  • BT78 .U74 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Machine generated contents note: Pseudo-Macarius and the Messalians: the Use of Time for the Common Good -- STUART K. BURNS -- Augustine and the Art of Gardening 13 -- CAROL HARRISON -- The Church and a Revaluation of Work in the Ninth Century? 35 -- JANET L NELSON -- Taboo or Gift? The Lord's Day in Byzantium 45 -- JANE BAUN -- Work and Play in Sacred Music and its Social Context, c. 1050-1250 57 -- SUSAN BOYNTON -- By the Labour of their Hands? Religious Work and City Life in Thirteenth-Century Italy 8I -- FRANCES ANDREWS -- Fit to Preach and Pray: Considerations of Occupational Health in the Mendicant Orders 95 -- ANGELA MONTFORD -- 'Lesyng of tyme': Perceptions of Idleness and Usury in Late Medieval England 107 -- DIANA WOOD -- Church Time and Astrological Time in the Waning Middle Ages 117 -- HILARY M. CAREY -- Time and the Testator, 1370-1540 133 -- JUDITH MIDDLETON-STEWART -- Organizing Time for Secular and Religious Purposes: the'Contemplacion of Sinners (1499) and the Translation of the Benedictine Rule for Women (15 17) of Richard Fox, Bishop of Winchester I45 -- BARRY COLLETT -- Time for Prayer and Time for Work. Rule and Practice among Catholic Lay Sisters in the Dutch Republic 161 -- JOKE SPAANS -- Daniel's Practice: the Daily Round of Godly Women in Seventeenth-Century England 173 -- ANNE LAURENCE -- Catholic and Quaker Attitudes to Work, Rest, and Play in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England 185 -- MICHAEL A. MULLETT -- The Sabbathsspent before in Idleness & the neglect of the word': the Godly and the Use of Time in their Daily Religion 211 -- DAVID L WYKES -- 'The bane of industry'? Popular Evangelicalism and Work in the Eighteenth Century 223 -- JOHN WALSH -- Escaping the Common Lot: a Buchanite Perspective of the Millennium 243 -- JILL SODERSTROM -- The Gospel of Work and the Virgin Mary: Catholics, Protestants, and Work in Nineteenth-Century Europe 255 -- JANE GARNETT -- 'A friendly and familiar book for the busy': William Arthur's The Successful Merchant: Sketches of the Life of Mr Samuel Budgett 275 -- MARTIN WELLINGS -- Useful Industry and Muscular Christianity: George Augustus Selwyn and his Early Years as Bishop of New Zealand 289 -- ALLAN K. DAVIDSON -- Work, Leisure, and Revival: the Integration of the 1859 Revival into the Working and Social Lives of the Townsfolk, Fermfolk, and Fisherfolk of Aberdeenshire 305 -- K. S. JEFFREY -- The Sabbath Question in Victorian Scotland in Context 319 -- DOUGLAS M. MURRAY -- Industrial Day-Dreams: S. E. Keeble and the Place of Work and Labour in Late Victorian and Edwardian Methodism 331 -- TIM MACQUIBAN -- Marianne Farningham: Work, Leisure, and the Use of Time 343 -- LINDA WILSON -- 'A peculiarly English institution': Work, Rest, and Play in the Labour Church 357 -- KRISTA COWMAN -- The Pope, Labour, and the Tango: Work, Rest, and Play in the Thought and Action of Benedict XV (I914-22) 369 -- JOHN F. POLLARD -- From Shooting to Shopping: Randall Davidson's Attitudes to Work, Rest, and Recreation 385 -- STUART MEWS.

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