9/9/15 STHM Notes
9/9/15 STHM Notes STHM 1113
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Sara Will on Wednesday September 9, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to STHM 1113 at Temple University taught by Altschuler, Benjamin in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 84 views. For similar materials see THE BUSINESS OF LEISURE in Recreation and Leisure Studies at Temple University.
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Date Created: 09/09/15
STHM business of Leisure 9915 Notes Ben A110A greek Ieisure review 0 full fulfillment of human potential 0 Iesiure of essential part of being greek 0 rich free white men Roman Ieisure review 0 Specialized entertainment sports revolved around training for war 0 economic and politic tool for controlling masses Medieval Europecrappy place o fall of rome leads to dark ages in europe o not fun place o Feudalism o lords and vassal o leisure based strictly around war 0 hunting and sport o People don39t live long o one thing that keep society together catholic church o lutheran church beginning of reformation plit in the church o catholic church focuses on afterlife o protestant reformation 0 focus on work in this world key to get to heaven work hard and make it shows allegiance about you and what you deserve gt getting to heaven o Martin Luther 0 god calls you to work on commerce and agriculture o John Calvin o divinity achieved through obedience responsibility and work 0 said you are predetermined and born knowing that you will go to heaven or hell issue gt if you knew and it was guaranteed why do all this this WORK if you want to reassure that you will get there worklllll new focus on m0ney MAX WEBERI Capitalism and the Work Ethic o development of capitalism tied to protestant work ethic 0 most developed in geographical areas where protestantism is strongest o pre elected at birth for heaven but no one knows if they are elected o for reassurement one must lie a godly life 0 productive life no waste or frivolity no self indulging activity constant work on commerce and reinvestment essential ingredients for capitalism this worldly asceticism Humanism and Renaissance renaissance begins in 14th century in italy 0 not antireligion humanism belief in the ability of human to create to show their ability leisure found in artsscienceplaysliteraturedrinking taverns o shakespeare stressed as essential to being human REFORMATION made this all POSSIBLE 1640 Puritans take over in England puritanical law all about religion and work 0 lose control in 1660 english monarchy institutes protected forms of leisure 0 puritans against any forms of leisure 0 no Christmas is an example their way or the highway puritans unhappy with england and english church 0 sail to US in 1620 to plymouth rock on pay ower wanted a theocracy 0 based on believe in lifestyle and environmental challenges small minority enforced harsh laws life about work ultimately broke down blue law 0 can39t have ice cream cone in back pocket on a wednesday 0 can t sing in the shower 0 house mother for sorority greater leisure in southern colonies like jamestown 0 settled in 1607 0 blue laws exist still climate and culture more favorable to leisure gambling hunting fishing existed slave labor allowed for greater leisure Religion vs Leisure are religion amp leisure truly at odds or is it something else religion isn t against leisure people in religion want all purpose intention after heaven you can relax and have downtime once figured life out
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