There are no obstacles but discussions on federalism in the south and the relation between religion and state.
The real stumbling-block of totalitarian regimes is not the spiritual need of men for freedom of thought it is men's inability to stand the physical and nervous strain of a permanent state of excitement, except during a few years of their youth.
Beside all this I think there was something personal, being Muslim myself who lived in the west I felt that it was my obligation my duty to tell the truth about Islam. It is a religion that has a 700 million following, yet it's so little known about it which surprised me.
Spiritual power begins by directing animal power to other than egoistic ends.
A lot of people over the years have been doing yoga and I think even more these days are expressing an interest in it. So there are a lot of manifestations of spirituality here in town.
The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
I must oppose any attempt that Negroes may make to do to others what has been done to them. . . . I know the spiritual wasteland to which that road leads . . . whoever debases others is debasing himself.
Religion is the metaphysics of the masses.
More than this, even in those white men who professed religion we found much inconsistency of conduct. They spoke much of spiritual things, while seeking only the material.
Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions.
It's just a wonderful blend of your faith and nursing practice. If you think about your health and your lifestyle, it's permeated in all of your life. That includes your church. Some of those things are also a spiritual struggle.
A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
Public opinion, I am sorry to say, will bear a great deal of nonsense. There is scarcely any absurdity so gross, whether in religion, politics, science or manners, which it will not bear.
Religion mixed with politics in a multi-faith country like ours portends destruction and devastation.
I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up so many different areas of Indian life.
I am not afraid that the people called Methodists should ever cease to exist either in Europe or America. But I am afraid lest they should only exist as a dead sect, having the form of religion without the power. And this undoubtedly will be the case unless they hold fast both the doctrine, spirit, and discipline with which they first set out.
Where God Was Born A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion
It can not be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians, not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ
The Gita is the greatest gospel of spiritual works ever yet given to the race.
There are a number of steps that we can take to reinvigorate and rebuild the economic and the physical infrastructure of our country and then to rebuild us, frankly, on a spiritual level.
Spiritual progress is like detoxification. Things have to come up in order to be released. Once we have asked to be healed, then our unhealed places are forced to the surface.
How it is possible to imagine that a religion breathing the spirit of mercy and benevolence, teaching the forgiveness of injuries, the exercise of charity, and the return of good for evil, can be so perverted as to breathe the spirit of slaughter and persecution, of discord and vengeance, for differences of opinion, is a most unaccountable and extraordinary phenomenon. Still more extraordinary, that it should be the doctrine, not of base and wicked men merely seeking to cover up their own misdeeds, but of good men, seeking the way of salvation with uprightness of heart and purpose. It affords a melancholy proof of the infirmity of human judgment, and teaches a lesson of humility from which spiritual pride may learn meekness, and spiritual zeal a moderating wisdom.
Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow. Solitude is the ally of sorrow as well as a companion of spiritual exaltation.
The time has come to turn to God and reassert our trust in Him for the healing of America...our country is in need of and ready for a spiritual renewal.
Don't be confused that my interest in religion, faith, and spirituality is driven by any sense of faith or spirituality of my own.
The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
What happens is that people who are very religious but who are not in touch with reality, cannot be spiritual.
I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races, different religions, different cultures and different situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
Across time and culture and different religions, marriage has been the basic unit of the family, which is the basic unit of society.
Man without religion is the creature of circumstance.