[ILUG] the first day of the week?
watty at eircom.net
Thu Mar 5 13:30:06 GMT 2009
Rory Browne wrote:
> As much as I try to avoid religion on the ILUG list, the book of Genesis
> might be relevent here.
> 2:2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he
> rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.
> That, combined with the Irish Civil custom ( albeit a diluted one ) of
> Sunday being a day of rest, would suggest that Sunday is the 7th day.
Saturday is the day of rest, Sabbath. Sunday is typically referred to
as The Lord's Day only by custom , not writ.
Also in the ENTIRE bible a day is sunset to sunset. That's not Linux
compatible which assumes days start at 00:00:00 hrs rather than local
The Romans introduced the Midnight change of day to simplify record
Friday is Muslim Day of Rest I think.
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