"What has eschatology to do with ethics? What has the new heavens and new earth, for which we long, have to do with my moral struggles here and now? Exactly this, I’ll tell you. Love is not our duty, it is our destiny. Love is the language they speak in the new creation and we get to learn it here. Oh, it’s difficult. There are lots of irregular verbs. There’s vocabulary that will be very difficult to get into your head and get your tongue round. But learn it and one day you’ll be singing in it."