Sabbath

Books

Quality time

Receiving the Day: Christian Practices for Opening the Gift of Time, by Dorothy Bass

Books

Holy Day, Holiday, by Alexis McCrossen

A large majority of Americans consider Sunday the most enjoyable day of the week, according to a 1998 Gallup poll. Few Century readers would wish for a different answer. However, as autumn once again evokes rueful ministerial jokes about ending worship in time for the congregation to get home for the football game, some may think that Sunday has become a little too enjoyable.

Books

A review of The Sabbath World

When we complain about how busy we are, are we actually boasting of our importance?

Books

Time out

Not one but two books about a single day of the week? I didn’t plunge with much enthusiasm into either one.