A Sabbath Conundrum for the weekend

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I'm just on my to Taiwan to teach Koreans about the puritans (how they love the puritans! It's their experiential theology that appeals to the Asian mindset, or should I say, heart-set?). Anyway, here's a weekend puzzle to think about:

If I fly to Kaohsiung in Taiwan leaving the USA on Saturday morning, I pass the international date line arriving in Taiwan a few minutes before midnight on Sunday evening, effectively having skipped Sunday (almost) altogether! Have I broken he Sabbath? Any casuistic scholars among you who can throw some light?
Posted January 26, 2008 @ 12:18 PM by Derek Thomas
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