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I am wondering, in the light of discussions regarding the possibility for non-literal readings of Bereishit, how we are to then understand a quite literal observation of Shabbat on the 7th day.
To clarify, what I am asking is how one might justify the literal practice of Shabbat at a specific point in time if one interprets creation as not literally taking 7 days.
The discussions I am referring to are these: Is there any precedent to read the first 11 chapters of Genesis as metaphorical? Bereishit vs. science Why the vast difference of opinion about the age of the Universe?