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Leaves school for business

1902

In 1902 at the age of 16, young Arthur finished school and took up business. He lived with his parents, though he rejected their faith. Likely around this time, he fell in with the Theosophical Society and in due course became a practicing medium of high regard among the spiritists, eventually gaining notice by the Society’s founder, Madame Annie Besant.

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Arthur W. Pink

Arthur Walkington Pink was born in Nottingham, England, to a corn merchant, a devout non-conformist of uncertain denomination, though probably a Congregationalist. Otherwise, almost nothing is known of Pink’s childhood or education except that he had some ability and training in music. As a young man, Pink joined the Theosophical Society and apparently rose…

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