The Sabbath Experiment
Spiritual Formation for Living in a Non-Stop World
Imprint: Cascade Books
"The Sabbath Experiment invites readers to discover the place Sabbath can have in contemporary culture. Claiming Sabbath-keeping is both a discipline and a gift, Muthiah opens up this countercultural practice biblically, historically, theoretically, and personally. Each chapter elegantly articulates one aspect of the practice while offering the opportunity to slow down and reflect on one's life . . . [T]his book is accessible, well-written, practical, and a gift to the church."
--Terri Elton, Associate Professor of Leadership, Luther Seminary; Secretary/Treasurer, Academy of Religious Leadership, Journal of Religious Leadership
"In a culture that honors busyness, the accumulation of stuff, and homage to personal preferences, Sabbath is not just anachronistic, it is a threat. So maybe it's God's gift, aimed at converting us toward lives that are relationally, ethically, and spiritually graced. Muthiah lures us into experiments, Bible narratives, personal reflections, and church conversations so that we can be disciplined into freedom and freed into new capacities for contentment, generosity, and love."
--Mark Lau Branson, Homer Goddard Professor of Ministry of the Laity at Fuller Theological Seminary; author of Memories, Hopes and Conversations and (with Juan Martinez) Churches, Cultures and Leadership