week starts at Sunday or Monday??

Rich Wales richw at webcom.com
Tue Oct 3 22:40:18 UTC 2000

"Jake" wrote:

    > "and on the seventh day, ye shall rest" for Gregorian
    > calendar = Sunday, for Hebraic, Seventh Day Adventists
    > (and others) = Saturday, etc.

In the mainline Christian tradition, the day of worship was changed to
the first day of the week in order to commemorate Jesus' resurrection.
So, even though Sunday is the generally accepted Christian day of rest,
it is still considered to be the first (not seventh) day of the week.

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