All Who Labor: Is Sabbath Only for the Privileged Few-Or for All of Us?
Winner, Lauren F., Sojourners Magazine
ONE OF THE persistent themes of my spiritual life over the last decade has been an effort to figure out what Sabbath-keeping might look like for a North American Christian in the early 21st century. I am not alone in longing for a Sabbath; in recent years a bumper crop of thoughtful books about Christian Sabbath-keeping have appeared, and almost every time I give a lecture or lead a workshop on something pertaining to Christian spirituality, someone in the audience asks me about Shabbat.
Over the years, a set of practices have begun to characterize my (admittedly inconsistent) attempt to keep Sabbath: not going shopping on the Sabbath, for example, and not using the Internet. I am always after my pastor not to hold committee meetings after worship on Sunday. Those practices are part of my attempt to …
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Publication information: Article title: All Who Labor: Is Sabbath Only for the Privileged Few-Or for All of Us?. Contributors: Winner, Lauren F. - Author. Magazine title: Sojourners Magazine. Volume: 39. Issue: 9 Publication date: September-October 2010. Page number: 36+. © 2008 Sojourners. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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