It says "Ask a Priest" up there, as if I have answers.
“Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship. It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the anxiety system of Pharaoh, the refusal to let one’s life be defined by production and consumption and the endless pursuit of private well-being.”
~Walter Brueggeman from Journey to the Common Good
Hear more of Brueggemann in our show The Prophetic Imagination of Walter Brueggemann
Photo by Werner Kunz / Flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0

“Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship. It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the anxiety system of Pharaoh, the refusal to let one’s life be defined by production and consumption and the endless pursuit of private well-being.”

~Walter Brueggeman from Journey to the Common Good

Hear more of Brueggemann in our show The Prophetic Imagination of Walter Brueggemann

Photo by Werner Kunz / Flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0

(Source: beingblog)

Notes

  1. invisibleesees reblogged this from beingblog and added:
    Amen.
  2. fatherfarr reblogged this from beingblog and added:
    “Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship. It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the...
  3. m-robert-hugo reblogged this from beingblog
  4. hannahroseschwabe reblogged this from beingblog
  5. debwinarski reblogged this from debwinarski
  6. kl36044 reblogged this from beingblog
  7. theology-of-a-pantheist-humanist reblogged this from beingblog and added:
    Maybe the Hebrews didn’t like the ten day week of Ancient Egypt
  8. inthewildblueyonder reblogged this from beingblog and added:
    A succinct summary of my Saturday. (oops-avoid alliteration always).
  9. waytruthlife18 reblogged this from beingblog
  10. impededstream reblogged this from beingblog
  11. sebailey reblogged this from beingblog and added:
    Hey, I just got to hear him speak on Thursday! Prophetic words, indeed.
  12. queerphreak reblogged this from beingblog
  13. tkowal reblogged this from beingblog
  14. mikeschultz reblogged this from beingblog
  15. hannah-rath reblogged this from beingblog
  16. leapandthenetwillappear23 reblogged this from beingblog and added:
    Day 81: It’s FINALLLY Spring Break!! Here’s my hope for my break—a chance to catch up, breathe, and most importantly,...
  17. chrisu2012 reblogged this from beingblog
  18. serpentina13 reblogged this from beingblog
  19. lpphonehome reblogged this from beingblog and added:
    Wow.
  20. c4i7l4nd reblogged this from beingblog
  21. nightwolfzilla reblogged this from beingblog
  22. binhamin reblogged this from beingblog