FORA Science

Season 2010 Episode 0325

The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time

0
N/A
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

EDIT
The Sabbath World: Glimpses of a Different Order of Time
AIRED:
A Blackberry free day, a religious observance, a day spent with family, a 40 hour work week -- what exactly does the Sabbath mean today? The Sabbath is not just the holy day of rest. It's also a utopian idea about a less pressured, more sociable, purer world. Is there value in withdrawing from the world one day per week, despite its obvious inconvenience in an age of convenience? And what will be lost if the Sabbath goes away?In The Sabbath World, author Judith Shulevitz finds insights into the Sabbath in both cultural and contemporary sources -- the Torah, the Gospels, the Talmud, and the writings of the Apostolic Fathers, as well as in the poetry of William Wordsworth, the life of Sigmund Freud, and the science of neuropsychology.moreless
Monday
No results found.
Tuesday
No results found.
Wednesday
No results found.

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes

Season 2010 Episodes

See All
Ep 1230
Adam Gopnik: Angels & Ages
Ep 1230
Imagined Worlds, Plausi...
Ep 1228
Ray Kurzweil: Interview...
Ep 1223
Kevin Kelly: What Techn...
Ep 1223
New Aging: Visiting the...
Ep 1223
New Aging: Envisioning ...
Ep 1214
Oliver Sacks: The Mind'...
Ep 1214
Dr. Anne Pusey: The Lea...
Ep 1210
Ecosystem Impact of the...
Ep 1210
Wonderfest 2010: Scienc...
Ep 1210
Wonderfest 2010: Does 1...
Ep 1208
Wonderfest 2010: Do We ...
Ep 1207
Adrienne Zihlman: Are '...
Ep 1207
Teresa E. Steele: The E...
Ep 1207
Wonderfest 2010: How Di...
Ep 1206
Tanya M. Smith: A Bite ...
Ep 1203
Wonderfest 2010: Neurom...
Ep 1203
Wonderfest 2010: Synthe...
Ep 1201
Wonderfest 2010: This W...
Ep 1201
Wonderfest 2010: The Li...
Ep 1201
Wonderfest 2010: Is Mat...
Ep 1201
Wonderfest 2010: Scienc...
Ep 1130
More Perfect Than We Im...
Ep 1129
Lera Boroditsky: How La...
Ep 1123
The Changing Geography ...
Ep 1123
Rethinking the Innovati...
more