The Eleventh Hour: The Spiritual Crisis of the Modern World in the Light of Tradition and Prophecy
Martin Lings gives us powerful reasons for believing that we have now reached a point in time from which 'the end' - whatever that may mean - is already in sight without being immediately imminent. The Eleventh Hour has its roots in the parable of the laborers in the vineyard. The following questions run through the book: why did the latecomers receive the same wage as those who had laboured throughout the heat of the day? Why were they the first to be paid? And why, did Christ say 'And the last shall be first?' These questions are answered in the light of the concept of the Millennium, which is clearly the equivalent of the new Golden Age of the next cycle of time, and which is found in all three monotheistic religions, bringing them into line, in this respect, with Hinduism, Greco-Roman Antiquity and Buddhism.
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I was lucky to hear Martin lecture in the lounge of a Retreat House in the South of England a year or two before he died. His talk was on the representation of the after-life in Islam. I picked up ... Read full review
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In Memoriam: Dr. Martin Lings
Vincit Omnia Veritas II,1. 89. In Memoriam: Dr. Martin Lings. (January 24, 1909 – May 12, 2005). Michael Fitzgerald. Future generations will acclaim Dr. ...
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Martin Lings | Times Online Obituary
In a number of his publications — such as Ancient Beliefs and Modern Superstitions (1964); The Eleventh Hour: The Spiritual Crisis of the Modern World in ...
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