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Sacred Time and the Search for Meaning

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In Sacred Time and the Search for Meaning, author Gary Eberle contemplates how humans' view of time has evolved throughout history, how we came to measure time, and why we feel especially starved for it now. Eberle seeks to rediscover a renewed sense of meaning in life through looking for ways to enter the realm of sacred time or "sabbath time"—where we can reconnect with ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 24th 2002 by Shambhala
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Enrique
Feb 25, 2008 Enrique rated it liked it
As an academic it is true that my weekends have become more like my workdays and that Sunday church seems like yet another activity with responsibilities and planning, and not a true Sabbath.

Looking to understand my situation, I have read a book by Gary Eberle "Sacred Time and the Search for Meaning." (2002 Shambhala). Gary Eberle is chair of the English Department at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This book explores the notion of time, the difference between secular and sacred time,
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are there any hidden motifs that could be missed while reading ? 1 1 Jun 27, 2013 07:01AM  
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Gary Eberle, MA, professor of English at Aquinas College, is the author of several books, including The Geography of Nowhere: Finding One's Self in the Postmodern World (Sheed & Ward, 1994); Angel Strings, a novel (Coffee House Press, 1995); A City Full of Rain, short stories (Xlibris, 2001), and Sacred Time and the Search for Meaning (Shambhala, 2003). His newest book is Dangerous Words: Talk ...more
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