Noting the resurrection of all in nature, reincarnation may remain at center stage: very prominent and well respected in the first 500 years of Christianity. In his "Confessions" even St. Augustine wonders about the viability of reincarnation. Emperor Constantine omitted the earliest references to reincarnation in the New Testament --when Christianity replaced Rome's official religion.
[...] John from the Bible solidifies the argument: "No one can see the Kingdom of God unless he is born again." If one is programmed to think he or she may not get a second chance . well, one can readily and easily put all kinds of guilt upon you: give one a damnation feeling, collect tithes in abundance--all the things one is not worthy of or doesn't deserve. Early Christians believed with honor reincarnation proved formidable (before increased organization of religion). [...]
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