Feb 24, 2020
Subversive Sabbath: The Surprising Power of Rest in a Nonstop World
Posted by A.J. Swoboda Matthew Sleeth

We live in a 24 7 culture of endless productivity, workaholism, distraction, burnout, and anxiety a way of life to which we ve sadly grown accustomed This tired system of life ultimately destroys our souls, our bodies, our relationships, our society, and the rest of God s creation The whole world grows exhausted because humanity has forgotten to enter into God s rest.We live in a 24 7 culture of endless productivity, workaholism, distraction, burnout, and anxiety a way of life to which we ve sadly grown accustomed This tired system of life ultimately destroys our souls, our bodies, our relationships, our society, and the rest of God s creation The whole world grows exhausted because humanity has forgotten to enter into God s rest.This book pioneers a creative path to an alternative way of existing Combining creative storytelling, pastoral sensitivity, practical insight, and relevant academic research, Subversive Sabbath offers a unique invitation to personal Sabbath keeping that leads to fuller and joyful lives A J Swoboda demonstrates that Sabbath is both a spiritual discipline and a form of social justice, connects Sabbath keeping to local communities, and explains how God may actually do when we do less He shows that the biblical practice of Sabbath keeping is God s plan for the restoration and healing of all creation The book includes a foreword by Matthew Sleeth.

  • Title: Subversive Sabbath: The Surprising Power of Rest in a Nonstop World
  • Author: A.J. Swoboda Matthew Sleeth
  • ISBN: 9781587434051
  • Page: 278
  • Format: Paperback
  • Subversive Sabbath The Surprising Power of Rest in a Nonstop World We live in a culture of endless productivity workaholism distraction burnout and anxiety a way of life to which we ve sadly grown accustomed This tired system of life ultimately destroys our

    Joan

    Most Christians don t give much thought to keeping Sabbath It is one of the Ten Commandments We certainly would not kill or covet, but keep the Sabbath Swoboda reminds us it is a gift from God Receiving a gift is one thing but knowing how to use it properly is something else I am impressed with Swoboda s heart felt desire to see Christians keep Sabbath It is a holy time, he says, and it reminds us that all time is God s The Sabbath rest was experienced in Eden before the Fall so it is not part o [...]


    Christopher Lawson

    Sabbath Rest Is A Process Of God Repairing Our Broken BodiesI confess, I find most theological books to be duller than dirt I am delighted to report, however, that SUBVERSIVE SABBATH is the opposite In fact, I found SUBVERSIVE SABBATH to be a delightful book fun to read, inspiring, and practical.Pastor and Professor A.J Swoboda explains that Christians mistakenly think of the Sabbath as some drab requirement we must keep and certainly not a day of fun The author argues, however, that that view i [...]


    Brian Christensen

    I only have 2 books on rest for the Christian With the wealth of information and application this takes top spot Quite convicting on the arguments to begin it you haven t or keep going if you ve started with regards to the Sabbath.In reading it your begin to take a long walk with the author A.J Swoboda and his journey and those whose thoughts are also in the book to enjoy and his part to help others enter into the Sabbath and all it holds the blessings God built into it With sections like The Sa [...]



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