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Mudhouse Sabbath: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline - Study Edition

Mudhouse Sabbath: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline - Study Edition

by Lauren F. Winner

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Indelibly marked by the rich traditions and spiritual practices of Judaism, a convert from Orthodox Judaism to Christianity explores eleven Jewish spiritual practices that can transform the way Christians view the world and God, enabling them to incorporate these practices into their faith. Original.

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ISBN-13: 9781612614533
Publisher: Paraclete Press
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Edition description: Study ed.
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lauren F. Winner is the bestselling author of three books, including Girl Meets God and Mudhouse Sabbath: An Invitation to a Life of Spiritual Discipline. Dr. Winner has appeared on PBS's Religion & Ethics Newsweekly and has served as a commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered." She writes and lectures widely on Christian practice, the history of Christian America, and Jewish-Christian relations. She is Assistant Professor of Christian Spirituality at Duke Divinity School.


Charlottesville, Virginia

Date of Birth:

October 13, 1976

Place of Birth:

Asheville, North Carolina


B.A., Columbia University, 1997; M.A., Cambridge University, 1999

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Study Edition vii

Introduction to the First Edition xvii

Shabbat Sabbath 1

Discussion Questions 13

Kashrut Fitting Food 17

Discussion Questions 30

Avelut Mourning 38

Discussion Questions 50

Hachnassat orchim Hospitality 54

Discussion Questions 65

Tefillah Prayer 69

Discussion Questions 77

Guf Body 82

Discussion Questions 195

Tzum Fasting 102

Discussion Questions 112

Hiddur p'nai zaken Aging 118

Discussion Questions 133

Hadlakat nerot Candle-lighting 137

Discussion Questions 148

Kiddushin Weddings 153

Discussion Questions 162

Mezuzot Doorposts 168

Discussion Questions 176

Acknowledgments 179

Notes 181

Glossary 199

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"At a time when we are so aware of the differences between Judaism and Christianity, Lauren Winner's book on what we can learn from each other is so refreshingly welcome."—Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People

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