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Behind Success comes Truth, and he, reward is with her. [Quest, p. 12] The The pathway from Valley of Reality imperfect to perfect recognized truth leads through the valley of reality. European thought has 36 ALBERT SCHWEITZER: AN ANTHOLOGY already descended into this valley. Indian thought is on the hill on this side of it. If it wishes to climb to the beyond, pp. 256 it must first go down into the valley. ] Revolutionary Ideas in Theology The fact is that in theology the most revolutionary ideas swallowed quite readily so long as they smooth their passage by a few small concessions.
Quest, pp. ] life. A The Theory of the Universe reconstruction of our age can begin only with a reits theory of the universe. There is hardly construction of anything more urgent in its claim on us than this which seems to be so far off and abstract. Only when we have ourselves at home again in the solid thought-building of a theory which can support a civilization, and when we take from it, all of us in cooperation, ideas which can stim- made THE SANCTUARY OF THOUGHT ulate our life and work, only then can there again arise a possess ideals with magnificent aims and be able to bring these into effective agreement with reality, It is from new ideas that we must build history anew.
The emergence of the world-view of Reverence for Life now summons it to face once more the question whether not join hands with Thought which is ethical and religious in character. [Life, pp. ] it will or will Quench Not It has significance for all future times that the the Spirit Symphony of Christianity began with a tremendous dissonance be- tween and thought, which later resolved itself into a harmony. Christianity can only become the living truth for faith successive generations if thinkers constantly arise within it who, in the Spirit of Jesus, make belief in Him capable of intellectual apprehension in the thought-forms of the worldtheir rime.