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If there ever was a militant religion, it was that of early New England.
The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind.
Carol P. Christ
The audience that I try to reach are members of what I call the church alumni association. Now they are people who have not found in institutional religion a God big enough to be God for their world.
John Shelby Spong
The truth of the matter is that when you write about religion like I do, you're writing about something that people take very seriously.
Religion doesn't make people bigots. People are bigots and they use religion to justify their ideology.
Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming.
I'm interested in spirituality and in religion and our relationship to the divine.
In my opinion, most organized religion does neither agentic service nor relational nurturance very well.
My view of social media is that it is a set of tools, not a religion.
I like to say magic is the world's second oldest profession, a mystical and often awe-inspiring spectacle that, throughout the ages, has blended superstition, trickery and religion.
I'm a Christian, but I don't believe in religion or anything like that.
I am fascinated with religion or things that people believe in and question that. I think it's interesting.
It's fun being in Islamic countries, to know there's only one religion. There's order. You wear a burqa. There's no choice. People are happy with that.
The secret of a person's nature lies in their religion and what they really believes about the world and their place in it.
James Anthony Froude
What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion.
There is an absolutely fundamental hostility on the part of totalitarian regimes toward religion.
We need a new religion.
The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion.
I took religion much too seriously, however, and its overall effect was depressing. I would have really liked to discard it, but somehow I couldn't.
Billions of people don't practice a religion at all.
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
Man is the religious animal. He is the only one that's got true religion, several of them.
Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know. But it's natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
Religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself.
Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims.
Morris Raphael Cohen
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