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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
> 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
> 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.



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