By John Hick
From his early conversion to evangelical Christianity to his function as a conscientious objector in international warfare II and his circulation in the direction of non secular pluralism, this ebook might be center interpreting for lots of classes taught on John Hick round the nation.
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But a few days ago an old distant relative aged over 90, whom she hardly knew, died, thus stepping into the breach, and Dixie is now much more cheerful’ (16 December 1939). It seems that I was helpful to her one winter, and she wrote these nice lines: I send a word of greeting from my lonely prison cell To which I’ve been confined for days, yet I am fairly well. My life in gaol’s been bettered by a very faithful friend Who daily scaled the snowy heights to reach me and to lend To life that hope that, minus him, quite surely would have fled, For no one else dare mount the steps that to my dwelling led.
Being ill she naturally thought and came to believe that she would die next Monday. But a few days ago an old distant relative aged over 90, whom she hardly knew, died, thus stepping into the breach, and Dixie is now much more cheerful’ (16 December 1939). It seems that I was helpful to her one winter, and she wrote these nice lines: I send a word of greeting from my lonely prison cell To which I’ve been confined for days, yet I am fairly well. My life in gaol’s been bettered by a very faithful friend Who daily scaled the snowy heights to reach me and to lend To life that hope that, minus him, quite surely would have fled, For no one else dare mount the steps that to my dwelling led.
But after a while I consciously dismissed it, with its precise levels of existence and invisible spheres and ranks of angelic beings, as too neat and tidy and professing to know too much. What I gained from it however was an interest, which continued until my evangelical Christian conversion and then hibernated for many years, in the eastern religions. At this time, whilst working during the day as an articled clerk, I often walked half way up Oliver’s Mount to a particular comfortable spot under a tree to read for an hour or so before the sun went down.