Do you mean this modern classic by Prof. Bodiford?
Soto Zen in Medieval Japan
On the subject of Soto-shu monks in the past and their "worldly services", you (or perhaps others here) might be interested
As we prepare to enter our next Global Days of Service Season, I reread this essay from a few years ago by Buddhist Teacher Jack Kornfield. An excellent
There you are Ka ... wonderful! =)
Yaaaay...it worked (jumping up and down! .) Thank you so much!!!