December 16th. The relation between the spiritual man and his Environment is, in theological language, a filial relation. With the new Spirit, the filial correspondence, he knows the Father -- and this is Life Eternal. This is not only the real relation, but the only possible relation: |Neither knoweth any man the Father save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal Him.| And this on purely natural grounds. Natural Law, p.229.