Sabbath Keeping

Sabbath Keeping

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by Donna Schaper
     
 

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Sabbath Keeping is a collection of ten meditations, each exploring a different aspect of keeping the sabbath and ending with a prayer.See more details below

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Sabbath Keeping is a collection of ten meditations, each exploring a different aspect of keeping the sabbath and ending with a prayer.

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Christianity and The Arts
'We are desperate for rest in a culture that seems to reward only effort. We understand ourselves as overworked, but in a way we are proud of our exhaustion and our failure to honor the Sabbath.’

“These words by Donna Schaper in her new book Sabbath Keeping make a good beginning, for we are indeed deeply confused about time, bound as we are by a misguided allegiance to schedules and work that drives us beyond even fatigue to something worse, the loss of our very souls.

“Schaper’s volume focuses on the Sabbath’s unique role in sanctifying time. . . . Schaper also reminds us that the third commandment is an invitation to joy. Indeed, . . . there is always an expectation of joy lurking behind time—time seen as a gift from God, as a part of God’s mysterious grace
— Mark Harshman

Christianity and The Arts - Mark Harshman
'We are desperate for rest in a culture that seems to reward only effort. We understand ourselves as overworked, but in a way we are proud of our exhaustion and our failure to honor the Sabbath.’

“These words by Donna Schaper in her new book Sabbath Keeping make a good beginning, for we are indeed deeply confused about time, bound as we are by a misguided allegiance to schedules and work that drives us beyond even fatigue to something worse, the loss of our very souls.

“Schaper’s volume focuses on the Sabbath’s unique role in sanctifying time. . . . Schaper also reminds us that the third commandment is an invitation to joy. Indeed, . . . there is always an expectation of joy lurking behind time—time seen as a gift from God, as a part of God’s mysterious grace

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561011636
Publisher:
Cowley Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Cowley Cloister Bks.
Pages:
110
Sales rank:
1,251,173
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 7.16(h) x 0.33(d)

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