Shabbat/Shupattu article revised
rosewalk at concentric.net
Sun Dec 16 10:51:37 EST 2001
Sorry - that is "Shabbat Shabbaton"
Also, Yom Kippur is "Shabbat Shabbatot" - THE Sabbath of Sabbaths -
and does not need to fall on the seventh day of the week.
And it's character and purpose is to atone for all our sins -
prohibition of work is reiterating that no work (worship) is to be
done, no need to supplicate as in Temple service, just like on the
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