"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
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