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From: "tom" 
Subject: Re: (urth) Re: Scylla & Oreb
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 20:58:49 GMT

Andy Robertson writes:

> I did note that te one element of the  Briah cycle which does *not* fit in
> with neo-Catholic ideas is the frequent transfer of human identity.
> In the Bible there is the  "possession" of humans by indwelling demons or
> angelic forces, but the idea that a human soul could shift from body to body
> is not found.

Matt 16:13-17 seem to address the issue.  It appears that Jews of the
time believed in some sort of soul-type transmigration, or something
pretty darn weird.  And apparently Jesus does, too, as he praises
Simon for getting it right, since doing so requires some sort
of divine assistance.  So it looks like the idea of the same soulish
thing moving from one incarnation to another is not anti - or even

>     hartshorn



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