The story of a human life usually is chronicled from birth and ends at death. This has not prevented many from wondering about our ‘reality’ prior to this world or the location of the piece of real-estate that we might inhabit once we’ve left. There are no shortage of questions about the afterlife—whether its temperature controlled or permanent, boring or blissful? Are there many stages in the journey of the soul? What is in store for the long term future? Is this body of mine only a rental? In response, this class will map out an extended biography of the soul as it travels through seven general stages from its origin above, prior to first descending into a body, through to the Jewish teachings about the resurrection of the dead and the world to come.