THE spirit communicator of this book was known on earth as Monsignor Robert Hugh
Benson, a son of Edward White Benson, former Archbishop of Canterbury, and he was at the
height of his renown, both as preacher and author, when I first met him many years ago.
After he had passed from this life, I many times wondered as to his welfare. Through a spirit
friend I was told that he was well and prospering, and that in time I should hear from him
Such eventually proved to be the case, and there commenced a series of scripts given by him,
the first of which, Life in the World Unseen, gave an account in some detail of his actual
passing. He recounted how, at the close of his earthly life, he was met by a former colleague
named Edwin, and taken by him to the spirit world, where his home awaited him, a
counterpart of his house on earth. After a brief rest he commenced his explorations, under
Edwins guidance, of the land of his new life. During the course of their rambles they met a
young girl of great charm, named Ruth, also a newcomer to the spirit world, who joined them,
and the three have been together ever since, closely associated in work and pleasure.
In the scripts that have followed, Monsignor has dealt with an extensive variety of subjects in
connexion with the spirit world, not the least among them being his theology, which
underwent a wholesale and drastic revision.
His principal occupation is to meet people at their dissolution, and conduct them into the spirit
world. Working with him in this are his friends, Edwin and Ruth.
It has been my privilege and pleasure to act all along as his amanuensis for recording the