Popular theology of human activity and Iabour in Ukrainian sayings and proverbs. The author of this article analyses a stratum of Ukrainian proverbs which by its semantic content constitutes a kind of popular theology of human activity and Iabour. The meaning of a number of paremies reflects the inner world of a religious person, wherein the individuality's development via daily Iabour is consistent with the plan of providence. According to popular Christian conceptions of God, He provides aid in every deed, word, thought, and wish. In popular religious cultural traditions, as well as in ecclesiastical traditions, rational activity is the aim and norm of all earthly human life; economic activity is included in Godls plan, and is considered a positive value.
- Year of publication: 2015
- Source: Show
- Pages: 149-164
- DOI Address: http://dx.doi.org/10.15804/pomi201510