week starts at Sunday or Monday??

Andrew Brown atatat at atatdot.net
Wed Oct 4 08:09:37 UTC 2000

>> "and on the seventh day, ye shall rest"   for Gregorian calendar =Sunday,
>> for Hebraic, Seventh Day Adventists (and others) = Saturday, etc.
>024:001 Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning,
>        they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they
>        had prepared, and certain others with them.
>024:002 And they found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre.
>024:003 And they entered in, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus.
>Clearly the resurrection - which was on a Sunday - was on the first day of
>the week. [From context it's clear that the cruxifiction was the day before
>the sabbath, which makes it a Friday.]

so...while politics is not supposed to affect decisions made wrt time
zone data, religion is?  ;-)

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