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    Resurrection: spiritual & "bodily"?!

    According to the teaching of The Bab and Baha'ullah, Baha'is believe that resurrection is a spiritual matter and not bodily. while Muslims take some Ayats in Qur'an as a sign of resurrection being both physical and spiritual, Baha'is emphasis the necessity of reading Qur'an in light of wisdom...
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    Why do Baha'is believe in Jesus's virgin birth but not his resurrection?

    Baha'is believe Jesus was literally conceived immaculately, according to Shoghi Effendi. But when it comes to Christ's resurrection, Bahai's believe Christ's resurrection was only symbolic. The Bible seems very literal in it's account of Christ's resurrection. Why should one believe...
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    Jesus resurrection

    The Bible is pretty clear on that subject. Jesus died on the cross, they put him into a tomb, the tomb was empty after 3 days, then He appeared people and ate a fish. But most Bahais believe, that all of this happened, until the empty tomb, which was a symbol and also, that He appeared to his...
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    Baha'i Faith and the Resurrection of Christ

    The Gospel of Luke writes about the resurrection of Jesus in a way that makes it seem as if Christ's body was literally resurrected. The Universal House of Justice writes on this: Abdul Baha says: I think this is a good interpretation of the resurrection of Christ in general, but these...
  5. M

    Resurrection in early Christianity

    Why People are Confused about the earliest Christian View of Resurrection of the Dead? | TaborBlog
  6. M

    The Day of Resurrection

    "O thou who hast set thy face towards the splendours of My Countenance! Vague fancies have encompassed the dwellers of the earth and debarred them from turning towards the Horizon of Certitude, and its brightness, and its manifestations and its lights. Vain imaginings have withheld them from Him...
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    Resurrection interpreted symbolically in the Baha'i Faith

    'The people of Christianity have clung to literal interpretation of the statement in the Gospel that Christ came from heaven. The Jews, likewise, at the time of His manifestation held to outward and visible expectation of the fulfillment of the prophecies. They said, “The Messiah shall appear...
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    The Resurrection

    The Resurrection. What does that term mean? What happened to the body of Jesus? What do the Bab and Baha'u'llah say about Resurrection? Please contribute your thoughts to this thread. Thank you.
  9. WanRod

    What's the position of the Baha'i Faith about the resurrection of Jesus Christ?

    Hi everyone!! I always have thought that one of the most powerful arguments for Christianity is the resurrection of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. In fact, Jesus said that after the crucifixion, he would have resurrect...then, probably, his disciples were very disappointed when he died. The main...
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    The Resurrection of the Dead Message to Christians

    1 Corinthians 15:50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. No Bodily Resurrection Esslemont, Baha'u'llah and the New Era, pp. 20-21 An important part of the Bab's teaching is His explanation of the...
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    The Resurrection of Christ/The Afterlife

    The Resurrection of Christ Baha'is think that the Master's explantion of the resurrection of Christ as being a metaphor of the disciples taking courage after three days should know the following: 1. The English translation of SAQ is flawed, that is why another translation is in the works. Only...
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    The Spiritual-Body Resurrection of Jesus

    Baha'u'llah taught that a human consists of the following four parts: 1) Spirit (ruh) 2) Soul (nafs) 3) Physical body (Jism Alif) 4) Spiritual body (Jism Ba) 'Abdu'l-Baha spoke and wrote the "Heavenly Body of man"; the part of man that survives death. The Gospels and Book of Acts reports that...
  13. ahanu

    How to talk about the resurrection

    Peter Rollins, a Christian, teaches me how to talk about the resurrection of Jesus here: YouTube - ‪I Deny the Resurrection‬‏ I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Thoughts?
  14. cire perdue

    spiritual transformation plus physical resurrection

    After an Al Anon meeting, someone said that AA was all from the Bible and there were 12 step Bibles. I thought not, and got a book on the founding of AA. AA may be able to be found in the Bible, but it was more directly related to the Oxford Society, Carl Jung (YES), and a book by William James...
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    The Quran DOES NOT deny crucifixion of Jesus or even the resurrection

    "Because Baha'u'llah endorses the New Testament text as authentic, he accepts the reality of the crucifixion, unlike most Muslim thinkers. The general Muslim unwillingness to admit that Jesus was crucified before bodily ascending into heaven is rooted in Qur'an 4:155-158, which castigates the...
  16. arthra

    On the Resurrection...

    Resurrection as we Baha'is see it is fundamentally a spiritual event and should be appreciated more importnatly as a spiritual event. If resurrection were purely physical it would be a magic trick and some claimed that the miracles of Jesus were "magical"...some pagan apologists called Jesus a...
  17. arthra

    Notes on the Resurrection

    Baha'is believe that Resurrection should be understood spiritually rather than literally... So we accept that Jesus died physically on the cross and was martyred but His Spirit...could not be "killed". Resurrection can also be seen as someone who is spiritually dead has been "reborn". "The...