Belfast Telegraph

UK Website Of The Year

Home Opinion Letters

Sunday Sabbath allows for work

Published 26/09/2013

COLIN Nevin (Write Back, September 24) correctly notes that "The Sabbath is on Saturday".

What he fails to note is that the Church chose to celebrate Sunday as the day of rest and worship in the fourth century in an attempt to distance itself from Judaism and specifically, to avoid the detailed biblical restrictions on work on the Sabbath.


Salford, Greater Manchester

Belfast Telegraph

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?

Read More

From Belfast Telegraph