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The deep places in our lives - places of resistance and embrace - are reached only by stories, by images, metaphors and phrases that line out the world differently, apart from our fear and hurt.
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.
Sabbath is the celebration of life beyond and outside productivity.
Those who sign on and depart the system of anxious scarcity become the historymakers in the neighborhood.
Give us courage for your easy burden, so to live untaxed lives.
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I thought of Paris as a beauty spot on the face of the earth, and of London as a big freckle.
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March 11, 1933
Walter Brueggemann is an American Protestant Old Testament scholar and theologian. Brueggemann is widely considered one of the most influential Old Testament scholars of the last several decades.
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