The religions are all alike, no matter what they call themselves. They have no future- certianly none for the Germans. Facism, if it likes, may come to terms with the Church. So shall I. Why not That will not prevent me from tearing up Christianity root and branch, and annihilating it in Germany.
Man cannot pretend to be higher in ethics, spirituality, advancement, or civilisation than other creatures, and at the same time live by lower standards than the vulture or hyena.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity
Religion has become so many different things. Religion is an economic thing for some people. Religion is a gun.
Religion has to stay in the heart, not in politics. It is private.
Religion is a necessary, an indispensable element in any great human character. There is no living without it. Religion is the tie that connects man to his Creator, and holds him to his throne.
Christianity emerged from the religion of Israel. Or rather, it has as its background a persistent strain in that religion. To that strain Christians have looked back, and rightly, as the preparation in history for their faith.
To be sure, this requires effort and love, a careful cultivation of the spiritual life, and a watchful, honest, active oversight of all one's mental attitudes towards things and people. It is not to be learned by world-flight, running away from things, turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, one must learn an inner solitude, where or with whomsoever he may be. He must learn to penetrate things and find God there, to get a strong impression of God firmly fixed on his mind.
an unprecedented and overt ... merger of the church and state, of religion and politics.
And thus did We rouse them that they might question each other. A speaker among them said How long have you tarried They said We have tarried for a day or a part of a day. (Others) said Your Lord knows best how long you have tarried. Now send one of you with this silver (coin) of yours to the city, then let him see which of them has purest food, so let him bring you provision from it, and let him behave with gentleness, and by no means make your case known to any one For surely if they prevail against you they would stone you to death or force you back to their religion, and then you will never succeed.
A chaplain is trained to talk to anybody of any faith, not to become the patient's minister. My own religion doesn't need to enter the conversation. I'm there as a friend I'm there for the patient.
We place no reliance on virgin or pidgeon.Our method is science, our aim is religion.
Go beyond science, into the region of metaphysics. Real religion is beyond argument. It can only be lived both inwardly and outwardly.
India is a curious place that still preserves the past, religions, and its history. No matter how modern India becomes, it is still very much an old country.
There is spirit in the soul, untouched by time and flesh, flowing from the Spirit, remaining in the Spirit, itself wholly spiritual. In this principle is God, ever verdant, ever flowering in all the joy and glory of His actual.
Religions get lost as people do.
Through the protracted and disgraceful assault on American womanhood the clergy baptized each new insult and act of injustice in the name of the Christian religion, and uniformly asked God's blessing on preceedings that would put to shame an assembly of Hottentots.
The pride of life hath corrupted the judgment of others, and perverted them in the way of religion.
We all remember how many religious wars were fought for a religion of love and gentleness how many bodies were burned alive with the genuinely kind intention of saving souls from the eternal fire of hell.
I'm studying Kabbalah, which is really the essence of Jewish spirituality.
Where life is colorful and varied, religion can be austere or unimportant. Where life is appallingly monotonous, religion must be emotional, dramatic and intense. Without the curry, boiled rice can be very dull.
Some people do polarizing the religion against science. I use both to solve a problem with two different kind of approach.
This is one of the paradoxes of the democratic movement --that it loves a crowd and fears the individuals who compose it --that the religion of humanity should have no faith in human beings.
Fervid atheism is usually a screen for repressed religion.
We have tried to provide a real image of ancient Persia. According to historical documents, Persians were pacifist and showed a great tolerance in their encounter with foreign beliefs and religions.
When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European, or anything else, you are being violent. Do you see why it is violent Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence. So a man who is trying to understand violence does not belong to any country, to any religion, to any political party or partial system he is concerned with the total understanding of mankind. (J.
Truth, in matters of religion, is simply the opinion that has survived
Christianity is a missionary religion, converting, advancing, aggressive, encompassing the world a non-missionary church is in the bands of death
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
I think Muslims have become the new Negroes in America. They are being mistreated at airports, by the Immigration - everywhere. Islam is a religion of peace. They are wrong.