Below are some recommended books and articles on Sabbath keeping.


Arand, C. P., Blomberg, C., MacCarty, S., & Pipa, J. A. (2011). Perspectives on the Sabbath: 4 views. Nashville, Tenn.: B & H Academic.

Baab, L. M. (2005). Sabbath keeping: Finding Freedom in the Rhythms of Rest. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press.

Bacchiocchi, S. (1977). From Sabbath to Sunday: a historical investigation of the rise of Sunday observance in early Christianity. Rome: Pontifical Gregorian university.

Berry, W. (1987). Sabbaths. San Francisco: North Point Press.

Brueggemann, W. (2014). Sabbath as resistance: saying no to the culture of now. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press.

Buchanan, M. (2006). The rest of God: restoring your soul by restoring Sabbath. Nashville, Tenn.: W Pub. Group.

Dana, M. (2012). Sabbath in the suburbs a family’s experiment with holy time. St. Louis, Mo.: Chalice Press.

Dawn, M. J. (1989). Keeping the Sabbath wholly: ceasing, resting, embracing, feasting. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.

Flaherty, E. (2010). Sunday, sabbath, and the weekend: managing time in a global culture. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.

Gleick, J. (1999). Faster: the acceleration of just about everything. New York: Pantheon Books.

Harline, C. (2007). Sunday: a history of the first day from Babylonia to the Super Bowl. New York: Doubleday.

Haynes, C. B. (1928). From Sabbath to Sunday: a discussion of the historical aspects of the Sabbath question, showing how, when, why, and by whom the change was made from the seventh to the first day of the week. Washington, D.C.: Review and Herald.

Heschel, A. J. (1951). The Sabbath, its meaning for modern man. New York: Farrar, Straus and Young.

Honore, C. (2004). In praise of slowness: challenging the cult of speed. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

Lieberman, J. I., & Klinghoffer, D. (2011). The gift of rest: rediscovering the beauty of the Sabbath. Nashville, Tenn: Howard Books.

Honore, C. (2004). In praise of slowness: challenging the cult of speed. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

Mahaney, C., Whitacre, N., Chesemore, K., & Bradshaw, J. (2007). Shopping for Time: How to do it all and not be Overwhelmed. Wheaton, Ill.: Crossway Books.

Muller, W. (2000). Sabbath: finding rest, renewal, and delight in our busy lives (Bantam trade pbk. ed.). New York: Bantam Books.

Postema, D. (1997). Catch your breath: God’s invitation to Sabbath rest. Grand Rapids, Mich.: CRC Publications.

Rossum, G. (1996). History of the hour: clocks and modern temporal orders. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Sleeth, M. (2012). 24-6: A Prescription for a Healthier, Happier Life.. Carol Stream: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

Winner, L. F. (2003). Mudhouse Sabbath. Brewster, Mass.: Paraclete Press.



Boerman, D. (2013, May 2). A Sabbath for the Land. PRISM20, 43.

Deane- Druumond, C.E. & Barbara Rossing. The Eco-theological significance of John 10.10: Abundant life through the Sabbath, Trinitarian vestiges, and the tree of life.  Ecumenical Review, 65 no. 1 Mr 2013, p 83-97.

Peterson, E. (1988, September 2). Confessions of a Former Sabbath Breaker. Christianity Today32, 25.

Wunderink, S. (2013, March 2). The Sabbath Swimming Lesson. Christianity Today57, 36.

Sabbath: A Biblical Understanding of Creation Care.  Evanglical Review of Theology, 36 no4 October 2012 p 316-331.

Stop! In the Name of Love: The Radical Practice of Sabbath-Keeping. Crux, 47 no 3 Fall 2011.

Sabbath in the City: Sustaining Urban Pastoral Excellence. Encounter, 71 no1 Winter 2010, p 114-116.

Celebrating God, Celebrating Earth: Psalms, Sabbath, and Holy Days. Currents in Theology and Mission, 37 no 5 October 2010, p 377-388.

From Sundown to Sundown: How to Keep the Sabbath…and enjoy it! Andrews University Seminary Studies, 48 no 2 Aut 2010, p 317—318.