Zombies of the Bible

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Fri Oct 25 16:37:04 UTC 2013

On Oct 25, 2013, at 8:42 AM, Martin Kaminer <martin.kaminer at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> Every Friday Morning (including this one) I go to a prayer service at
> my daughter's school to which parents are invited.  It includes the
> Amidah prayer (said thrice daily), the second section of which
> contains the lines:
> בָּרוּך אַתָּה יְיָ, מְחַיֵּה הַמֵּתִים
> "Blessed Are You God (Who) Reanimates The Dead"
> As with anything else religious there is considerable
> dispute/discussion about this but the Biblical source most often cited
> is Isaiah 26:19 "Thy dead men shall live; together with my dead body
> shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust; for thy dew
> is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead."

"the trumpets shall sound, and the dead shall be raised up incorruptible"


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