Store
Product Details
Book cover: Lost Meaning of the Seventh Day, The

Lost Meaning of the Seventh Day, The

See packages below which include this module.

Category: Biblical Studies   |   Install Options: Download only

separator
$29.90
Checking PayPlan Availability...

Details


In The Lost Meaning of the Seventh Day, Sigve K. Tonstad recovers the profound and foundational understanding of God that can be experienced in the seventh day. He shows that Scripture has consistently asserted that the Sabbath of Creation is the Sabbath of the whole story of how God makes right what has gone wrong in the world.

Tonstad argues that the seventh day is the symbol of God’s faithfulness precisely when God’s presence seems to be in doubt. He demonstrates how God, through the seventh day, seeks the benefit of all creation. Inevitably, this leads to an investigation of how this universal symbol became obscured.

This sweeping work of biblical theology and historical analysis traces the seventh day as it is woven throughout Scripture and the history of Christianity. Its twenty-seven chapters consider, among other things, the relationship of the seventh day to freedom, to social conscience, to the “greatest commandment,” and to the enigmatic “rest that remains.” Tonstad engages the move away from the seventh day in early Christian history, the mindset in medieval Christianity, and the sobering long-term implications leading all the way to the Holocaust and the ecological crises in our time.

The Lost Meaning of the Seventh Day will engage, illuminate, provoke, and ultimately inspire readers who enjoy a serious work presented in a style that is “luminous” and a “delight to read.”

The Lost Meaning of the Seventh Day
• Author: Sigve K. Tonstad
• Publisher: Andrews University Press (2009)

Preview image

Where To Find


Lost Meaning of the Seventh Day, The is included with the following packages:

category
code
title
price
Andrews Essentials
$299.00

Reviews

You must be logged in to review this product. Please log in and try again.