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Settles in Stornoway

1940

In 1940, Hove was a target of German air raids, so Arthur and Vera Pink moved one last time. They settled on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. There Pink did not even attend church, leading a reclusive and extremely disciplined life of study and writing until his death twelve years later.

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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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