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Is reincarnation Biblical? by Ron Rhodes

Finally, if reincarnation and the law of karma are so beneficial on a practical level, as reincarnationists claim, then how do they explain the immense and ever-worsening social and economic problems – including widespread poverty, starvation, disease, and horrible suffering – in India, where reincarnation has been systematically taught throughout its history?

Does the Bible teach reincarnation? by Craig Branch

Reincarnation Colleen Ralson, Watchman Fellowship

Reincarnation and past lives? Leslie Price, “Concerning an increase in recent years in belief in reincarnation”

Reincarnation and the Bible Dr. Paul R. Eddy

Reincarnation and the Transmigration of Souls• The Dialog Center

Let no one believe that the teaching of reincarnation is an offer of a new, positive philosophy; on the contrary, it is a strong “no” to the love of God through Jesus Christ. For there are only two possibilities, and they are mutually exclusive. Either the teaching of reincarnation is true, and then each person must carry his karma life after life, or the Christian Gospel is true, maintaining that God became a man through Jesus Christ, so that he can bring remission of sins to all of us through his death and resurrection.

Study: People Who Recall Past Lives, Alien Abduction Prone to Memory Errors, FOX News, USA, Apr. 9, 2007

People who believe they have lived past lives as, say, Indian princesses or battlefield commanders are more likely to make certain types of memory errors, according to a new study.

The propensity to make these mistakes could, in part, explain why people cling to implausible reincarnation claims in the first place.

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Biblical Answers to Reincarnation [Cassette Tape] by Kurt van Gorden

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The Reincarnation FAQ And extensive resource maintained by Richard Holmes.

For the foreseeable future, there can be no absolute scientific proof of reincarnation, and none against it. It is up to the individual whether they take a personal stand or not on the issue. But for those interested in the subject, it is desirable to have as much information about the evidence to date and the various schools of thought.