My friend Tim Russell, headmaster of Westminster Academy in Memphis, TN, pointed me to a fascinating article in the New York Times by Judith Shulevitz titled, “Creating Sabbath Peace Amid the Noise.” Shulevitz writes:

But what if you wanted to revive something like the Sabbath today? What if you coveted some of that sweetness and slowness and went looking for ways to get it? What would you do? Would you commit yourself to the Sabbath’s rituals and laws? Would you transform yourself into an Orthodox Jew or latter-day Puritan? How much would you be willing to change?

The article is not specifically Christian because it engages a broad range of religious choices, but it is a cultural evaluation of our current situation in this technologically crazy world.

Articles by James Grant

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