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Tribal Sabbaths: Rest Days in the Bible and in African Traditional Religions

Carl B. Bridges 
Professor of New Testament
Johnson University

L. Stephen Cook, Jr.
Professor of Old Testament
Johnson University

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A comparison and contrast between the Israelite tradition of Sabbath-keeping and known traditional African rest days observed among various groups today reveals that the biblical Sabbath differs from modern tribal sabbaths in its broader scope and humanitarian motives.

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