Monday, March 16, 2009

Resurrection as reawakening of a continuously-incarnating soul

The Judeo-Christian concept of resurrection melds with the idea of transmigration of the soul when seen in the light of metaphysical, rather than physical, reality. Who are we as a living body/soul entity? Who have we been when we had other bodies? The idea of Gabriel blowing his horn and bringing the dead back to life makes sense when it's seen as the mass transformation of consciousness toward the eternal from the mundane, toward the universal from the individual. What if it happened to everyone in the world all at once? What impacts might it have on the world as we know it?