Sabbath as Resistance Paperback

Saying No to the Culture of Now

by Walter Brueggemann;

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Sabbath as Resistance

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Discussions about the Sabbath often center around moralistic laws and arguments over whether a person should be able to play cards or purchase liquor on Sundays. In this volume, popular author Walter Brueggemann writes that the Sabbath is not simply about keeping rules but rather about becoming a whole person and restoring a whole society. Importantly, Brueggemann speaks to a 24/7 society of consumption, a society in which we live to achieve, accomplish, perform, and possess. We want more, own more, use more, eat more, and drink more. Keeping the Sabbath allows us to break this restless cycle and focus on what is truly important: God, other people, all life. Brueggemann offers a transformative vision of the wholeness God intends, giving worldweary Christians a glimpse of a more fulfilling and simpler life through Sabbath observance.

Sabbath as Resistance by Walter Brueggemann was published by Westminster John Knox in January 2014 and is our 20715th best seller. The ISBN for Sabbath as Resistance is 9780664239282.

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Details for Sabbath as Resistance

Page last updated 29th August 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherWestminster John Knox (January 2014)
Number of Pages124
Thickness6 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code4263938
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