Is it true that hair and nails continue to grow after death?


No, they only seem to. What happens is the body dries out after death and the skin recedes from the hair and nails, making it appear as if they are longer. In fact, even though hair is not technically "living," hair and nail cells still need to be nourished by blood in order to grow.



REL 107: midterm examination


The midterm exam will consist of the following:


For review:


Questions you should be ready to answer:

N.B.: Focus on mastering the content, characteristic features, and (theological) themes of each Gospel (e.g., a general awareness of the issues regarding authorship and the date and place of writing will suffice).