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'Dust you are and to dust you will return'
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Olam Ha ba
World to come. After Resurrection when Elijah proclaims the messiah.
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'I believe with perfect faith that there will be a revival of the dead.'
Moses Maimonades 13th principle of faith.
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'I will gather you from the nations and bring you back.'
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What did the pittsburgh platform rewrite?
The Shemoneh Essene, a parayer recited daily by Orthodox Jews.
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'We reject...the beliefs both in bodily resserection and in Gehenna and Eden as abodes for everlasting punishment and reward.
Pittsburgh platform 1885
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'life everlasting'
main foucs of resserection in Christianity, the spiritual - you, but more perfect. Not lost in sea of consciousness.
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Lazaraus and Jesus on Easter Sunday
evidence/basis for (weaker) belief in physical Resurrection in Christianity.
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'We are destined to die once and after that face judgement.'
Judgement in its primary relation to Heaven and Hell
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Sheep and the goats
Based on how they treat the poor. Jesus says treatment of these is treatment of him. 'go to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.'
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'If a person's conduct on Earth has been foul you can expect to enter a foul and stinking womb.'
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'but a pale reflection'
St Paul on our idea of Heaven
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'No more death or crying or pain.'
Also St Paul, also heaven
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'You will be with me in paradise'
Jesus to thief crucified next to him, emphasizes repentance and redemption
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'Though your sins are like scarlett, they shall be white as snow.'
Isiah again on repentance and redemption
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'in a flash, in a twinkling of an eye.'
Change of mortal status, why Protestants rejected apart from mass system.
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'Different from the punishment of the damned.'
CC on purgatory, despite Medieval portrayals.
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Similar to
orthodox jewish 12 month remorse period. Relates to yahrzeit and the Kaddish prayer.
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'unlikley to pass over the world of the dead'
CJ .... on Pretta Ghosts
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'Know that you must wear out long ages, millions and millions of ages in wrestling and conflicting with this almighty and merciless vengeance.'
Johnathan Edwards 'Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.'
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'God desires everyone to be saved'
Timothy. ButHitler, we make frustrating and even evil choices with free will and even pacifist Jesus mentioned Gehennah 12 times.
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'Your will be done'
'Seperation from God' is freely chosen.
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'He cannot keep us from going to hell and staying there if that is what we insist upon.'
WH Auden
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'Breathed his last and was gathered to his people.'
Abraham, shows heaven and its reunion.
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'uncircumcised males' shall be 'cut off from their people.'
Why orthodox Jews see it as essential to obey all 613 laws.
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Svarga and Naraka
Heaven and Hell in Hinduism, both illusions - heaven = pleasure cannot be sustained, thus not ultimate goal. Hell to give people back the evil they showed in life.
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'As a person sheds worn-out garments and wears new ones'
Bhagavad Gita on reincarnation
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'The final stage of existence when the atman is freed from samsara.'
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dualist movement which believes the atman and brhama are one and the same, and it is upon this realization they gain moksha.
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Non Dualist, brhama and the atmna merge but the atman still retains some degree of individuality.
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Bakti Yoga
Pure love and devotion to Krishna as path to moksha
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Karma Yoga
path to moksha via selfless acts not with any consious concept of divine reward as the motivation
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Jnana Yoga
knowledge via Upanishads and Vedas
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'Certain souls...come into bodies first as men...they are changed into beasts from which they sink to the level of plants, from this condition they rise again through the same stages and are restored to their heavenly place.'
Gregory of Nyssa
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Olam Ha ba


World to come. After Resurrection when Elijah proclaims the messiah.

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'I believe with perfect faith that there will be a revival of the dead.'


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'I will gather you from the nations and bring you back.'


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What did the pittsburgh platform rewrite?


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