Eschatological verification. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This article includes a list of John Hick has expressed the premise as an allegory of a quest to a Celestial City.
In this parable, a theist and an atheist are both walking down the same road. The theist believes there is a destination, the atheist believes there is not. John Hicks Parable of the Celestial City The parable points to the possibility of eschatological verification, whereby in the next life our belief will be proved true or false (verified).
Many religious statements rest on the claim that there is an after life. Celestial City synonyms, Celestial City pronunciation, Celestial City translation, English dictionary definition of Celestial City. n. the abode of God and His saints; heaven. Noun 1. Celestial City phrases used to refer to Heaven; " the Celestial City was Christian's goal in Bunyan's John Hick's Parable of the Celestial City Discusses person one, the believer, who believes in life after death (the celestial city).
Person two, the nonbeliever, believes there is nothing after death. Parable of the Celestial City Parable of Celestial City Two people travelling along road; one believes it leads to Celestial City, other believes it leads nowhere. Hicks Parable Of The Road Two men are travelling together along a road.
One of them believes that it leads to the Celestial City, the other that it leads nowhere. But since this is the only road there is, both must travel it.
Parable of the NoKnow Family Heart OFear, Blinder and Nofeel face attacks from Hawk, threats from Coyote, Owl and Bat while crossing the huge expanse of the desert on their way to Celestial City in the lush green mountains. PARABLE OF THE CELESTIAL CITY John Hick The parable points to the possibility of eschatological verification, whereby in the next life our belief will be proved true or false (verified).
Many religious statements rest on the claim that there is an afterlife. This removes the grounds for rational doubt (the key criteria for falsification, according to [