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Single Idea 1471

[catalogued under 29. Religion / D. Religious Issues / 1. Religious Commitment / c. Religious Verification]

Full Idea

Verification of religious claims after death is only possible if the concept of surviving death is intelligible, and we can understand the concept of immortality, despite difficulties in being certain that we had reached it.

Gist of Idea

It may be hard to verify that we have become immortal, but we could still then verify religious claims


report of John Hick (Theology and Verification [1960], IV) by PG - Db (ideas)

Book Reference

'The Existence of God', ed/tr. Hick,John [Macmillan 1964], p.261