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Jewish Visions of Heaven

When the average Jew thinks about the afterlife, they often draw a blank, says Nathaniel Deutsch in a smart and witty¬†article in a recent issue of Reboot. “Asked about Christianity, they might say something about pearly gates or fire and … Continue reading

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To ascend or not to ascend?

Can Ascension to Heaven happen physically or only in a vision? And does the New Testament serve as a link between earlier biblical thought on Heavenly Ascent and later rabbinic and mystical thought? This idea was originally introduced and raised … Continue reading

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To ascend or not to ascend?

Can Ascension to Heaven happen physically or only in a vision? And does the New Testament serve as a link between earlier biblical thought on Heavenly Ascent and later rabbinic and mystical thought? This idea was originally introduced and raised … Continue reading

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