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Acclaimed poet theologian Nicola Slee reflects on and wrestles with questions of how to practice the scriptural principle of Sabbath in a church and world that have become compulsively driven, competitive and workaholic, obsessively activist and outcome-oriented. Slee’s rich and inspiring exploration is rooted in her own poetry and that of Wendell Berry, in particular his ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 28th 2019 by Darton Longman Todd Ltd
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Martyn
Dec 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
An interesting exploration about Sabbath, and how we can benefit from withdrawing and contemplating where we are at.
Naomi
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Loved this book. Really helped me think behind the whole Sabbath thing. Very helpful in thinking about the retreat I run, Treargel. We also read it as a group which went well too, using her questions at the end of each chapter.
Helen
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
One of the best books I’ve read this year. A beautiful book which gently strips away excuses and learned patterns of busyness and invites us into a vulnerable rhythm of rest and transformation. A must read.
Carol Repton
Jul 07, 2020 rated it it was ok
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Sabbath or Shabbat is a ceasing of regular doings but this book seemed to be about doings.
It was too wordy so became hard reading for me
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