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Sabbath The Ancient Practices

By Dan Allender, Phyllis Tickle
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.55 Stars

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On 8/7 Heather LeFebvre wrote: Dan Allender’s enthusiasm for the Sabbath is contagious. You can’t help but read this book and find a new appreciation for the fourth commandment and the gift that it is from God to his people. Allender emphasizes the delight of the Sabbath and spends much of the book describing what a day of delight ... Book Review: Sabbath by Dan Allender

Heather's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/1 Doug Weaver wrote: I was given a copy of Sabbath by Dan Allendar to review for Booksneeze a few months ago. This was the second of The Ancient Practices Series books that I have read. It was also the second book by Dan Allendar that I have read (I loved To Be Told and would recommend it to anyone struggling to see their ... Sabbath

Doug's Rating:

2 Stars

On 1/18 Leedguitar wrote: I received a review copy of Sabbath - The Ancient Practices by Dan Allender from to review quite a while ago and began reading it almost immediately. While I cannot say that there were not good things to be learned from it, I did feel as though this book had more of a secular "do good ... I Expected More...

Leedguitar's Rating:

2 Stars

On 1/11 Jerrell Jobe wrote: We live in a culture enchanted by facile slogans and fast food appetites. Under the spell of speed, we are desperately in need of something sacred. In a time of exponential hurriedness, we wear busyness as a token of significance. We are in need of a new sense of rhythm, a slowing, a Sabbath. Without ... Discovering Sabbath...

Jerrell's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/31 Better is Possible wrote: It took a long time, well over a year to finish this book. I was hoping for valuable insights about the Sabbath; new ways to practice a day of rest. The author gave many examples of his own life experience, few which made sense for my life. Mr. Allender writes with arrogance and IMHO lacks connection ... Book Review

Better is Possible's Rating:

2 Stars

On 8/14 Alex Klages wrote: This book, while quite well-written, was not exactly what I was expecting. First, as a note of background, I did my MDiv thesis on a topic related to the Sabbath, so I have done a substantial amount of digging into this topic. As it happens, Allender’s views on the Sabbath come from a completely different ... Book Review: Sabbath by Dan Allender

Alex's Rating:

2 Stars

On 5/30 Sara Harrison wrote: Part of Thomas Nelson's "Ancient Practices" series, "Sabbath" is Dan Allender's exploration of what it means to set apart one day of the week as holy to God.  He sketches out his own history and story of Sabbath keeping (and lack thereof).  He challenges Christians to prioritize Sabbath keeping ... Book Review: Sabbath, by Dan Allender

Sara's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/31 David Marriott wrote: Sabbath is a book that tries to expel the myths about the Sabbath by asking some pertinent questions: what is it? Why is it? When is it, and so on. The purpose of the book is to bring the reader around to the idea that the Sabbath is not just a day of rest, but a day of celebration; that there is more ... Sabbath

David's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/3 Danielle Athanas wrote: When I say the word "Sabbath" to you, what do you think of?I know growing up, when I thought of people who celebrated the Sabbath I thought of stuffy families who got all dressed up and went to Mass (I grew up in a heavily Catholic area). After Mass they would go for a drive or sit at home and read, ... Book Review: "Sabbath"

Danielle's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/2 Jonathan Perrodin wrote: I’ve reviewed a few other titles from the Ancient Practices series that Phyllis Tickle has edited. I have been pleased with the different books of that series that I have read so far, with Sabbath not being an exception to that. Author Dan Allender explores the topic of Sabbath keeping from an interesting ... creating creative sabbath keeping

Jonathan's Rating:

5 Stars