From: "Alice K. Turner"
Subject: Re: (urth) Scylla, Oreb and transmigrational chain yanking Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2002 02:16:44 -0400 From: "Nigel Price" > As for Alga's post which begins... > > >>This is a Pharisees vs. Saducees question... > > ...I strongly suspect that my chain is being yanked! I refuse to rise to the > bait! The Pharisees believed in the resurrection of the dead, the Saducees > didn't. Although he was famously critical of the shortcomings and > hypocrisies of the Pharisees, Jesus did agree with them about the reality of > life after death. > > Forgive a stodgy old, humourless Baptist, Alga, but that seems to be about > it! > > Nigel > (Stodgy and humourless and Baptistical in Minety) Your chain was not being yanked. That was a completely serious post, in which I tried to identify Matthew (whom I consider an interesting and imaginative nut-case, which may bring out your humourless Baptist feelings--rising to the bait) as a hard-line resurectionist going against the at-the-time and still orthodox Jewish majority feeling that this was/is a somewhat ridiculous position. -alga --