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Malcolm Muggeridge: “The greatest artists, saints, philosophers”

2 August 2016

Malcolm Muggeridge

 

“The greatest artists, saints, philosophers and, until quite recent times, scientists, through the Christian centuries, . . . have all assumed that the New Testament promise of eternal life is valid, and that the great drama of the Incarnation which embodies it, is indeed the master-drama of our existence. To suppose that these distinguished believers were all credulous fools whose folly and credulity in holding such beliefs has now been finally exposed, would seem to me untenable; and anyway I’d rather be wrong with Dante and Shakespeare and Milton, with Augustine of Hippo and Francis of Assisi, with Dr Johnson, Blake and Dostoevsky than right with Voltaire, Rousseau, the Huxleys, Herbert Spencer, H.G. Wells and Bernard Shaw.”
Malcolm Muggeridge

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. 2 August 2016 1:39 am

    Belief in eternal life is in the Tanakh/Old Testament as well as in the New. The last words of David, Psalm 23, “I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” Isaiah 14 tells of where Lucifer and his followers will dwell forever also, and it is not in the house of the Lord. That is but two of many references to afterlife provided under God’s judgment.

  2. 2 August 2016 1:41 am

    Reblogged this on necltr and commented:
    What Lucifer doesn’t want you to know.

  3. 2 August 2016 4:00 am

    Reblogged this on The Harlemite and commented:
    Hear, hear!!!

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