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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Religious Profession
Profession may be considered either as a declaration openly made, or as a state of life publicly embraced.
religious profession that the candidate should be at least sixteen years of age and have passed one year in the novitiate.
Profession made or permitted under duress is null and void; and the Council of Trent passes
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12451b.htm   (1896 words)

  Profession - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically, the number of professions was limited: members of the clergy, medical doctors, and lawyers held the monopoly on professional status and on professional education, with military officers occasionally recognised as social equals.
Professions are also generally exclusive, which means that laymen are either legally prohibited from or lack the wherewithal to practice the profession.
For example, school teachers often refer to their occupation as a profession, even though it is not exclusive (people teach others outside of the traditional school environment), nor is entrance competitive, nor are they self-regulating (laypeople in state legislatures or on boards of education typically set the rules for and regulate teachers).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Profession   (1036 words)

 Profession (religious) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Profession, in Christian monasticism, is the act of embracing the religious state by the three vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience according to the rule of a canonically approved religious order; it involves then a triple vow made to God, and binding oneself to the rule of a certain order.
Profession for a long time was made by clothing with the religious habit: the aspirant could personally put on the habit or receive it, with or without ceremony, from the abbot or from the bishop.
In all religious orders, three years at least of simple profession are a necessary condition for the validity of solemn profession, and for lay brothers, six years of simple profession and an age of at least thirty years are required.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Profession_(religious)   (642 words)

 Asimov - Profession by Isaac Asimov (1957)
It was only the late-model, high-specialty professions that were in demand on the Outworlds, and only a few millions a year out of Earth’s eight billion population could be exported.
Whatever they were, their professions must have made them Earth-bait from the beginning; or else they had made themselves Earth-bait by inefficiency at whatever high-specialized professions they had had.
He would be questioned and his lack of profession would show at once; and before Trevelyan, too, who ached with the pain of the drubbing he had taken and would spread the news back home as a salve for his own hurt feelings.
www.abelard.org /asimov.htm   (14162 words)

 Death to the Profession
Many players are disappointed to realize that the ranks they spent in Profession (doctor) don't actually give them the ability to treat an injury, identify a strange infection, or operate a sophisticated medical device.
For most players, their profession is just background color for their character, not something that has much bearing on what they can do in the game.
It's simply easier for those players to put a few ranks into Profession (bartender) or Profession (droid programmer) than it is to figure out which skills actually relate directly to bartending or droid programming.
www.wizards.com /starwars/article.asp?x=sw20011011c_profession&c=rpg   (677 words)

 Profession - WoWWiki
A profession is a craft or tradeskill that player characters may learn regardless of their character class, faction, or race.
You may 'forget' a profession and start a new one but this removes the chosen profession and if you were to learn it again you would have to start levelling it from a skill level of 1 again.
You can forget a profession from your skills tab (the hotkey is k), click on the appropriate profession, and in the bottom part of the panel is a tiny icon that when moused over will tell you it lets you unlearn your profession.
www.wowwiki.com /Professions   (1573 words)

 Rebirth of a profession - Money - Business - smh.com.au
While its first effect was to encourage planners to leave the profession if they did not think they could make the commitment needed to meet the new standards, it's also meant that the calibre of person coming into the profession is improving.
If the number of planners entering the profession is increasing, and the quality of advice is rising at the same time, it suggests that the new entrants to the profession are doing a better job than those they have replaced.
It might not be going too far to suggest the planning profession will be reborn, and the typical planner will be younger, better educated and more tightly focused on running their financial planning firm in a highly professional way.
www.smh.com.au /news/money/rebirth-of-a-profession/2005/09/16/1126750125635.html   (1575 words)

 Teaching as a Profession: Historic, Public, Union, and Alternative Perceptions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He wrote: “One of the main reasons for studying education as a profession is to demonstrate that the educators themselves have the power to achieve certain vocational objectives which would materially affect the educational objectives and possibilities of the public schools” (1956, page 15).
Professions are intended to serve a special and unique social service; however, for education, the social problems are so broad, encompassing, and unspecific at times that they appear impossible to solve.
The profession, calling, and/or vocation of teaching is too important for them to settle for anything other than real school choices for students, choices that give both teachers and students more freedom to define and select their own learning (or teaching) opportunities.
www.pathsoflearning.org /library/profession.cfm   (5455 words)

 Profession Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Profession is often restricted to include only those occupations requiring extensive study and possessing a specialized knowledge or theory base, such as law, medicine, nursing, the clergy or engineering.
Some historians believe that the foundation of modern civilization is division of labour into different professions, thus increasing the level of expertise held by professionals.
The existence of a traceable historical record of notable members of the profession is used as an indicator of a profession.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/profession.html   (279 words)

 ASLA: Background on the Profession
Olmsted was a pioneer and visionary for the profession.
Although the profession itself grew slowly, its early practitioners such as Olmsted, Vaux and Cleveland were among the first to take part in the town planning movement and to awaken interest in civic design.
The profession continues to evolve as it meets the challenges of a society interested in improving both its quality of life and wise use of the land.
www.asla.org /members/govtaffairs/licensure/fs_profession.html   (2140 words)

 How to Be a Leader in Your Field
In a formal sense, the elected officers of a professional society are the leaders of that profession.
Because a profession is fundamentally about knowledge, however, the true leaders of a profession are the thought leaders: the individuals who synthesize the thinking of the profession's members and articulate directions for the future.
In doing so, you are helping the profession to think out loud about its problems and potentials, and you are also helping to knit the profession together by establishing connections among the people who are thinking about the issues on the horizon.
polaris.gseis.ucla.edu /pagre/leader.html   (4730 words)

 Profession - Dofus - a Wikia wiki
Professions that depend more on ores materials (smiths) are: Axe smith, Dagger smith, Hammer smith, Shovel smith, Sword smith, Shield smith
There is also evidence scattered across the game, in the community page and in the code of other professions of a group of abandoned professions, professions that the Dofus developers apparently began to create and then gave up on.
You can't add a second profession until your first profession is at least level 30, and you can't add a third profession until your second one is also at least level 30.
dofus.wikia.com /wiki/Profession   (1611 words)

 Into the Future - Physician Assistants Look to the 21st Century - A Strategic Plan for the Physician Assistant ...
As the PA profession charts its future, it will have to continue to balance the concerns of physician partners with the need to emphasize the cost savings and value that the profession offers to the new health care model.
The PA profession was seen as a way to improve the supply and distribution of primary care services and extend the practice of a physician.
The PA profession is a mid-career option for many health professionals who bring not only prior clinical experience but also many years of life experience to their work as PAs.
www.aapa.org /strategicplan.html   (6401 words)

 Ethics in Legal Education and the Legal Profession
Yet what is most disheartening about the profession's current plight is the gap between the bar's and the public's perception of the problem, and the failure of both groups to confront its underlying causes and the need for structural solutions.
In a profession that is sharply divided and scarcely disinterested, current codes end up reflecting too high a level of abstraction and too low a common denominator of conduct.
The term "profession" has its origins in the Latin root, "to profess" and in the European tradition of requiring members to declare their commitment to shared ideals.
www.scu.edu /ethics/publications/submitted/rhode/legaled.html   (3713 words)

 Simple Profession 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Thomas Aquinas says that by professing religious obedience a man delivers himself into bondage, and henceforth he himself is as good as dead (De perfectione spiritualis vitae, ch.
For by professing obedience he hands over to God and to his religious superior the deepest part of himself, namely, his free will.
So, by professing obedience, the life of a man dies in one lesser sense of life, but in him there comes alive another and much higher sort of life.
www.op-stjoseph.org /Students/recent/2005_2006/simpleprofession/reflection.htm   (612 words)

This issue of Profession contains Sylvia Molloy's introduction to her Presidential Forum (held at the 2001 MLA convention) and the essays of forum participants J. Michael Dash, Mary Louise Pratt,...
This issue of Profession contains Linda Hutcheon's introduction to her Presidential Forum (held at the 2000 MLA convention) and the collaborative essays of forum participants Andrea Lunsford, Lisa Ede, and...
This issue of Profession contains Elaine Showalter's introduction to her Presidential Forum (held at the 1998 MLA convention) and the essays of forum participants Leo Braudy, Carl Djerassi, John Romano,...
www.mla.org /store/CID72   (270 words)

 Star Wars Galaxies Stratics - SWG Professions List   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Professions, in Star Wars Galaxies, are comprised of certain skills which compliment each other.
At the heart of the Entertainer profession is a sampling of several different disciplines: Dancing, Musicianship, and Image Designing.
A player in this profession can both hold their own in a fight as well as heal those who are injured in the field.
swg.stratics.com /content/gameplay/professions/professions.php   (3439 words)

 SEC Public Statement: Regulation of the Accounting Profession (H. Pitt)
The Commission, not the profession, must take a leading role in protecting the public interest; this effort requires a reordering of perspectives and priorities within the profession.
The system we envision must be thoroughly vetted with all major constituencies, and we have advised the relevant Congressional committees that oversee our efforts that we will work closely with them to ensure that the framework we ultimately propose meets their notion of what is appropriate in the interests of investors.
A strong accounting profession is key to our capital system, and we are firmly committed to assuring that it functions properly, expeditiously and in the public interest.
www.sec.gov /news/speech/spch535.htm   (1037 words)

 Secondary profession - GuildWiki
The main purpose of a secondary profession is to broaden a character's range of skills.
When choosing a secondary profession, it is best to pick the profession, attributes and skills that best complement your character and your playing style.
Skill Hunter, you'll need to be able to change your secondary profession to all professions excluding your primary.
gw.gamewikis.org /wiki/Secondary_profession   (824 words)

 The Legal Profession
But the profession also suffers a poor public image, fewer jobs for recent graduates of law school, and a high burnout rate among those who work as lawyers.
Add to this the overwhelming expense--both economic and emotional--of law school, and it is clear applying to law school is not a decision to be made lightly.Whatever your motivation for entering the profession, be well-informed.
While it is intended as a guide for lawyers suffering from burnout in the profession, it is a good idea for those considering the profession to read through it to avoid making the mistakes that produce lawyers unhappy with their career choice.
www.nd.edu /~prelaw/legalprof.html   (575 words)

 ABA Talking Points: How the Legal Profession Contributes to Our Society
And despite these mixed feelings, parents are still pleased when their child chooses to become a theologian, teacher, doctor, lawyer, scientist, or professional in one of the many other fields that require years of study, hard work, and continuous learning, and whose duties to society outweigh the making of money.
Despite all the lawyer bashing and jokes, most parents are still pleased when their children choose this profession.
But, more than any other profession, lawyers have a special obligation as guardians of democracy, of the "rule of law", a rational scheme of justice rather than the capricious and arbitrary rule of dictators and monarchs.
www.abanet.org /publiced/lawday/talking/profession.html   (1581 words)

 Profession - GuildWiki
Any profession can serve as primary or secondary, which means there are a total of 30 possible core profession combinations, 56 if you own two campaigns and 90 if you own all three.
You can change your secondary profession as much as you want: there is no limit to number of changes.
Nightfall before they are allowed to change their secondary profession.
gw.gamewikis.org /wiki/Profession   (1238 words)

 ACP International : Association of Career Professionals International : About Us : The Profession
The scope of our work is diverse and has evolved from offering only career consulting to people exploring a career change or in transition through job loss.
Our profession offers a wide range of competencies in a wider range of business and personal situations.
Today in over 30 countries our profession will be found operating as independent career professionals, owners or consultants in small and large career service firms; and as consultants inside organizations, universities or community based agencies.
www.acpinternational.org /about/profession.html   (168 words)

Profession is a journal of opinion about and for the modern language profession.
Accordingly, the editor invites essays of 1,800 to 5,000 words on current intellectual, curricular, and professional trends and issues that are of importance to the field, essays that can be read with interest and profit by many, if not all, MLA members.
Letters to the editor and short comments on articles in the previous year's Profession will also be considered for publication.
www.mla.org /profession   (262 words)

 Nursing Profession - Nursing
Elements of human caring, compassion, devotion and commitment is crucial to the profession and is reciprocated by client satisfaction in what is often perceived as top quality care.
This recognition uplifts the nursing profession to the degree that it has never been done before.
This progress in nursing profession will ultimately lead to a nurse-friendly environment, thus improving nursing staff satisfaction and nursing staff retention as well.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art40329.asp   (571 words)

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