There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus.
I know that Elijah was alive, but was Moses alive at this time-- or was this his spirit?
I’ve always wondered if the appearance of the two prophets, along with all other things associated with the Transfiguration, also symbolized Christ’s authority of both the living (symbolized by Elijah) and the dead (symbolized by Moses).
After all, according to Romans 14:9, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.
Just a thought.