Spiritual Experiences (Odhner) n. 1216

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1216. About the twelve disciples of Jesus

Inquiry was made among spirits about the disciples, for the purpose of teaching those who were from the planet Jupiter why people of lower condition, such as fishermen, were chosen, but not any from among the intelligentsia. Having heard them [give the reason], I am free to repeat it here. It was because at that time, many were brought up learning a lot of nonsense and foolish ideas, to the point where they were unable to grasp matters of belief the way the uneducated do, who understand, and can believe them better. Therefore, they were chosen in preference to more educated people.

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