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Thoughts on marriage beyond the veil

Heather and me. I was on my way home after another mentally exhausting day of critical thinking and pouring over case law. Flipping through the radio, I stumbled across the charismatic voice of a preacher on 88.7 FM (found out later the station’s called Revelation Radio ). I’m not sure who he was, but he was focusing on a fascinating story told three times over (with slight variation) in the New Testament;  Matthew, Mark, and Luke relate the same basic Q&A session with the Savior. [1]  Okay, it was perhaps more of a see-if-you-can-make-Jesus-look-dumb session. [2] Of course the Pharisees, Sadducees, and lawyers (yay) all failed. So much so that “neither durst any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.” [3] In the heart of this exchange was a head-scratcher from the Sadducees (who didn’t believe in the resurrection and were understandably sad, you see). [4] Under the laws of Moses, there was a rule right up there with the prohibition on eating bacon—a rul