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Tue Mar 21 10:03:38 EST 2006
On Sat, 18 Mar 2006 12:19:30
"Herman Meester" <crazymulgogi at gmail.com> wrote:
>-The resurrection of the body, needless to say, is impossible - unless this
earthly body becomes a heavenly body: such as the soul.
> The immortality of the soul, then, is applied to the body too, but this
body is of course not earthly - it must be turned into something higher by
> After all, even in Antiquity they knew that the earthly body is a source
of uncleanness, unthinkable that that body would end up in the heavens: it
would fall down.
> -Exactly this is what the apostle Paul says.
> Paul doesn't believe, of course, in the literal resurrection of dead
bodies - dead is dead.
> However, God can turn a dead body into a heavenly body.
Don't you think the expression 'resurrection of the body' (as in Apostles'
Creed) is meant as 'resurrection in the body', that is, 'bodily
resurrection'? Not that the earthly physical body is being resurrected, but
rather an immortal body is being put on.
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