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bluerum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-31-08 09:45 AM
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2. It IS a metaphor. What - do you believe someone floated up into the sky?
The cycle of death and rebirth is central to many beliefs, religions and spiritual paths. One must give up parts of oneself to become something new.

In christianity, when one becomes a believer they are reborn. They give up parts of themselves for a new path.

In the case of Jesus he gave up his life completely and followed the will of his father without any expectation of rebirth. Resurrection was a bonus.
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