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Converted and Natural Men Indistinguishable

Converted men as a class are indistinguishable from natural men; some natural men even excel some converted men in their fruits; and no one ignorant of doctrinal theology could guess by mere every-day inspection of the “accidents” of the two groups of persons before him that their substance differed as much as divine differs from human substance.

William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, p. 233, quoted in Disappointment With God, Philip Yancey, Zondervan, p. 217