OT: Re: "mnemonic possession"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Oct 28 20:51:29 UTC 2013

At 10/28/2013 02:52 PM, Baker, John wrote:
>Matthew doesn't say.  Apparently the traditional answer is that the
>saints ascended into Heaven, but that's difficult to reconcile with
>other passages in the New Testament, see

Why does the article cited above remind me of Nathaniel Hawthorne's
"Howe's Masquerade"?  (Hypothetical question; you-all need not
answer.  But you may ask why.)


>Matthew 27:50 - 53 is also problematic for those who take the Bible
>literally because the resurrection of the saints would seem to be a
>development worthy of widespread remark, but only Matthew mentions it.
>John Baker

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