The book outshines an Intermediate or Hades life, a life in which every person enters
at the moment of death, in a physically unclothed or disembodied state. It is a mid way
existence between the Earth-life and the future Heaven-life. According to the Author, many
Christian teachers and writers have barely mentioned the existence of this Intermediate
life. And, those who have, enshroud it such, it seems that this life has vague, and unreal
existence, i.e., it is a veritable "world of shadows". But, this book shows that
Hades life is a real phase of human existence, as is the present Earth-life and as will be
The sermons embodied in this Treatise, make the exposition more exhaustive and
connected. The book is not mere few months' reflection but it is the result of convictions
that were maturing within the author for a period of more than twenty years.
This intellectual presentation, away from insensible speculations, brings out the real
truth of `life after death' from a Biblical perspective thus scaring away those ugly
shadows which overhung so much of the theology of the past. It will be helpful to those
who are earnest students of God's truth, those who want to delve deeper into the subject
including Christian Laity, Church Clergies, Researchers and Students, alike.
Rev. Arthur Chambers (1853?-1918) was the Vicar of Brockenhurst,
Hampshire and Associate of King's College, London. He had authored and edited many books,
Man and the Spiritual World as Disclosed by the Bible, The Queen of Atlantis Problems of
the Spiritual, and many more.