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Mudhouse Sabbath: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2005

    Think, laugh, and breath.

    Winner writes with wit and charm that make her readers fall in love with her at once. I loved Girl Meets God, and I appreciate the rare perspective she bringd to the Christian faith. Mudhouse Sabbath has not only been useful for me in my own life, but has also challenged me to think a little differently. It was like a breath of fresh air that I was easily able to pass along to others.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2004

    Mudhouse Sabbath is nothing less than a delight!

    To say that Lauren Winner's previous book, Girl Meets God, changed my life...well, it would be true, if dramatic. When I found Mudhouse Sabbath on the shelf, I was delighted. I took it home that very day. It's the kind of book from which I read portions aloud to friends over the phone: and they notably DIDN'T sigh and wonder when I'd be done. Am I a Christian? Yes. Do I happen to have a life-long interest in Jews and the Jewish roots of my faith? Yes. But never mind that. The fact is that Winner's writing is graceful, evocative, real, funny, and searching. Pick up this book. While you're at it, pick up Girl Meets God. Or come to my store in Indiana, and I'll tell you all about both of them!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 22, 2010

    Easy and inspirational reading

    This book is an easy read highlighting traditional Jewish customs and suggesting ways in which they might be integrated into the Christian community's daily life and customs. Focus is on similarities and mutual respect - for people with a "teachable spirit".

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2005

    Serious about her subject but not herself

    Packed with history, Mudhouse Sabbath is an honest, cleverly written account of the shared history of Jews and Christians...and one of how Christians could benefit from including meaningful Jewish traditions in their worship. I know, I know, it sounds like a heavy theology read, but I promise you that it is just as entertaining as it is instructive. Makes you think you could really be friends with this Lauren Winner woman!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2005

    Disappointed

    I trueley find this book offensive, and somewhat tries to Christian-ize Jewish practices.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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