On Measuring Time: Units of Time

Let us think about the units by which we measure time, and the source of those units. Some of these units of measurement are built into the created order. Others that we use every day are purely arbitrary. The first unit of time we want to consider is the year. A year is not an … [Read more…]

On Measuring Time: Introduction

Time is an intangible substance. We cannot label it as we would a book, or count it as we would count apples. Yet if human life is to be seen in perspective, in relation to events; if it is to be chronicled for the benefit of present or future generations, time must be counted and … [Read more…]