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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Ringwald, Christopher D.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christopher D Ringwald
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 312 pages)|
|Contents:||From Sinai to Sunday: the Holy Day in three religions and three families --
The birth of the Sabbath: from creation to Mount Sinai and into the Promised Land in 1100 BCE --
The fight for the Sabbath: from the monarchy to Jesus and the age of the rabbis: 1000 BCE to 200 CE --
The Lord's Day: Easter to 1600 --
Islam's Day of Judgment --
Citizens and Sabbatarians: 1600 to 1890 --
The Sabbath defeated, reborn, converted: 1890 to the present --
The window on eternity --
Give me a break: work, rest, equality, play, and place --
The promise of peace: sharing the Holy Day.
|Responsibility:||Christopher D. Ringwald.|
"I can not recall reading anything on the three faiths that so deftly engages them in robust conversation. Amazingly learned, Ringwald nonetheless has a light, friendly touch. The warmrth of his soul