Judaism vs. Christianity on the Resurrection of the Dead: Rabbi Tovia Singer Explains Why We Differ

What happens after you die? People frequently conflate the belief in the resurrection of the dead with the notion of the immortality of the soul. They are in fact two different but related views. Rabbi Tovia Singer explains that while Judaism and Christianity both affirm what is commonly called eternal life, there are important differences between them. With regard to the resurrection in particular, there is a distinctively different understanding of the human person, the nature of death, and the importance of a body.

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About The Author
- Rabbi Tovia Singer is well known as the Founder and Director of Outreach Judaism, an international organization dedicated to countering the efforts of fundamentalist Christian groups and cults who specifically target Jews for conversion. As a world renowned public speaker, Rabbi Singer addresses more than 100 audiences a year. Through his stimulating and provocative appearances, Rabbi Singer has been an inspiration to thousands. Lecturing on college campuses and synagogues throughout the country has become an integral part of his work. He is the author of the book Let’s Get Biblical: Why Doesn’t Judaism Accept the Christian Messiah?”, and is a frequent guest on Television and radio shows.

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