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Sabbath The Ancient Practices
By Dan Allender, Phyllis Tickle
Published by Thomas Nelson
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On 1/18 Leedguitar wrote: I received a review copy of Sabbath - The Ancient Practices by Dan Allender from Booksneeze.com to review quite a while ago and began reading it almost immediately. While I cannot say that there were not good things to be learned from it, I did feel as though this book had more of a secular "do good ... I Expected More...
On 1/11 Jerrell Jobe wrote: We live in a culture enchanted by facile slogans and fast food appetites. Under the spell of speed, we are desperately in need of something sacred. In a time of exponential hurriedness, we wear busyness as a token of significance. We are in need of a new sense of rhythm, a slowing, a Sabbath. Without ... Discovering Sabbath...
On 12/31 Better is Possible wrote: It took a long time, well over a year to finish this book. I was hoping for valuable insights about the Sabbath; new ways to practice a day of rest. The author gave many examples of his own life experience, few which made sense for my life. Mr. Allender writes with arrogance and IMHO lacks connection ... Book Review
On 8/14 Alex Klages wrote: This book, while quite well-written, was not exactly what I was expecting. First, as a note of background, I did my MDiv thesis on a topic related to the Sabbath, so I have done a substantial amount of digging into this topic. As it happens, Allender’s views on the Sabbath come from a completely different ... Book Review: Sabbath by Dan Allender
On 5/30 Sara Harrison wrote: Part of Thomas Nelson's "Ancient Practices" series, "Sabbath" is Dan Allender's exploration of what it means to set apart one day of the week as holy to God. He sketches out his own history and story of Sabbath keeping (and lack thereof). He challenges Christians to prioritize Sabbath keeping ... Book Review: Sabbath, by Dan Allender
On 3/31 David Marriott wrote: Sabbath is a book that tries to expel the myths about the Sabbath by asking some pertinent questions: what is it? Why is it? When is it, and so on. The purpose of the book is to bring the reader around to the idea that the Sabbath is not just a day of rest, but a day of celebration; that there is more ... Sabbath
On 12/3 Danielle Athanas wrote: When I say the word "Sabbath" to you, what do you think of?I know growing up, when I thought of people who celebrated the Sabbath I thought of stuffy families who got all dressed up and went to Mass (I grew up in a heavily Catholic area). After Mass they would go for a drive or sit at home and read, ... Book Review: "Sabbath"
On 11/2 Jonathan Perrodin wrote: I’ve reviewed a few other titles from the Ancient Practices series that Phyllis Tickle has edited. I have been pleased with the different books of that series that I have read so far, with Sabbath not being an exception to that. Author Dan Allender explores the topic of Sabbath keeping from an interesting ... creating creative sabbath keeping
On 11/1 Jonathan Watson wrote: This is not your typical book. If you're looking for a quiet, enjoyable read, this book probably isn't for you. If, however, you're looking to have your horizons broadened and to consider the biblical mandate of the Sabbath in a way that is unfamiliar to most of us, then, by all means, pick up a copy. Booksneeze ... Sabbath Will Test Your Preconcieved Notions
On 10/10 CuteConservative wrote: You’re probably familiar with the idea of Sabbath, and you probably think of sitting alone in a darkened room, praying for 12 hours straight and eating something cold and boring, lest you cook and break the sabbath. Sounds fun, right? No wonder we don’t take time to practice a day of rest. I had ... Sabbath