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Travis West

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It’s About Time

Over the last three weeks I have suggested that a biblical understanding of the Sabbath involves much more than choosing what not to do one day a week. Instead it offers a set of values that are intrinsically counter-cultural, reverberating…
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The Sabbath, Time, and Presence

And God blessed the seventh day, and made it holy.Genesis 2.2 The idea that God both blessed and sanctified the seventh day in creation is so familiar to us that we have forgotten how radical and counter-cultural the reality of…
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Apprenticeship in Words-Making-Worlds

I can still remember one of the first stories I ever read. Well, I don’t actually remember the story—or anything about it. In fact, I only remember a single random word from the story. But what I do remember is…