From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes"
Subject: RE: (urth) Scylla, Oreb and transmigrational chain yanking Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 09:27:46 -0700 Alga wrote: > 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. H'mmmm. Well: First of all, the Pharisees essentially won -- if you look at modern Orthodox-with-a-capital-O Jewish practice, it's almost entirely descended from the practices of the Pharisaical party. I believe that Orthodox Judaism today takes no official position on "what happens after death," but I'm not sure -- I'd have to do some research in books that I don't keep here at work (for some reason). --Blattid --