‘This book is written for everyone who is looking to the future. It holds out a hand to people of every belief who are ready to offer hope to mankind. We have learnt, in thirty years of working with Buddhists, Hindus, North American Indians, Africans of all beliefs, militant Communists, young revolutionaries, powerful capitalists, peasants, politicians, trade union leaders, that hope is not confined to any one temple.
'They require us to come out of our religious ghettos and find the vocabulary, the attitudes, the behaviour which will allow all people to unite in a common spiritual battle.
God has given us this world. It is up to us , to be responsible for it.'
Charles Piguet was born in 1930 in Protestant French-speaking Switzerland. He travelled widely, particularly in Italy and throughout Africa. He and his French wife lived with their son in Montreux.
Michel Sentis was born in France in 1925. A writer and thinker, he collaborated with the French Catholic philosopher Gabriel Marcel in his editing of Fresh Hope for the World. He and his wife brought up their three sons in Paris.