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Sabbath and Justice

One of the criticisms that gets lobbed at Sabbath-keeping is that it’s a solitary, selfish, navel-gazing exercise. I talk about this some in the book. Sabbath began as a communal observance among the Jews, and later the Christians. If Sabbath … Continue reading

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Excuses, Excuses: Why We Don’t Practice Sabbath Rest

During our family’s year of Sabbath-keeping, I began collecting a list of objections people had to the idea of a dedicated time for rest and play. These were things I heard personally, statements I read in other books on Sabbath, … Continue reading

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Studying the Sabbath

For the next several days, as we celebrate the launch of Sabbath in the Suburbs, I’ll be sharing short excerpts from the book to give you a taste of what’s there. Today’s excerpt comes from the “November” chapter of the book. … Continue reading

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