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A review of

The Radical Pursuit of Rest: Escaping the Productivity Trap
John Koessler

Paperback: IVP Books, 2016
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Reviewed by Sam Edgin

 

Right now, all I really want to do is rest. That is, I want to do what I would call rest in this moment, which mostly involves ignoring the things I should be doing – like writing this review – so that I can gorge on potato chips and watch unhealthy amounts of Netflix. The darkly lurking knowledge of misspent time would damage most true rest that I would get out of Netflix and chips, but I want those things anyway. It wouldn’t be rest, really, but I’m tired from a long day at work and it sounds brilliantly lazy.

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