I heard it argued by a skeptic today that Judaism borrowed the idea of a Resurrection and life after death from the Zoroastrian religion, and that because of this, Christians borrowed attributions of Jesus from Zoroaster. How do I answer these claims?
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Was Zoroastrianism first and how does this effect Judaism and Christianity?