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I find that the Edgar Cayce psychic readings on the subject of the Bible and reincarnation very fascinating.
Reading # 452-6, Question 24.
(Q) What part of New Testament definitely teaches Reincarnation?
(A) John. Six to eight. Third to fifth. Then the rest as a whole.
In "Edgar Cayce's Story of Jesus", by Jeffrey Furst, Cayce states that Jesus reincarnated many times before his incarnation as Jesus. As Adam, as Joshua, and as Enoch, to name just a few of his incarnations. (from Reading # 5023-2)
These are described as physical reincarnations, not simply a 'reincarnation' of the 'spirit' of another person. For example, Cayce describes Joshua as "...the same soul-entity who was born in Bethlehem..."
Of course, Cayce has many detractors and it's anyone's guess how much of the Cayce readings are correct.
I just find the Cayce material very intriguing.
BTW, I'm no expert on either the Bible or on Edgar Cayce.

I don't know too much about Cayce, though I did read Jess Stearn's bio of him (The Sleeping Prophet) a couple of years ago. There seems to be no doubt that many of Cayce's medical diagnoses were uncannily accurate, even though they were given in a trance and involved patients who were hundreds or even thousands of miles away.

In other areas, his statements seem less reliable; for instance, he predicted that Atlantis would rise from the ocean before the end of the 20th century. No such luck.

His interpretations of the Bible are among the most controversial parts of his teaching, but I don't know enough to comment on them. He was certainly a fascinating figure and by all accounts a genuinely humble man who wore himself out in his efforts to help others.

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