I did not know my maternal grandfather personally.
 
But from all I have heard, his Old Testament name Samuel must have suited him well.
 
He even believed that they spoke Hebrew in heaven, and therefore dedicated himself with the utmost diligence to the study of Hebrew.
 
He was not only highly learned, but also had a pronouncedly poetical mind; indeed he was a rather peculiar man, and believed himself to be constantly surrounded by ghosts.
 
My mother often told me how she had had to stand behind him while he wrote his sermons.
 
He could not put up with ghosts getting behind his back and distracting him while he was trying to think! If a living person sat behind him, the ghosts would be scared off! Carl Jung, Jung: A Biography, Page 17