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Bruce Shelley Quotes and Sayings

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Christianity is the only major religion to have as
its central event the humiliation of its God.
- Bruce Shelley

In boundless love as a Christian and as a man
I read through the passage which tells us
how the Lord at last rose in His might
and seized the scourge to drive out of the Temple
the brood of vipers and of adders.
- Adolph Hitler

The Christian missionary may preach the gospel
to the poor naked heathen,
but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe
have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
- Carl Jung

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen:
not only because I see it,
but because by it I see everything else.
- C. S. Lewis

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
- William Blake

I don't know which will go first - rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

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We're more popular than Jesus now;
I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

The failure of Christianity in the areas west from Sicily was even greater,
and was increased by the spread of Arab outlooks and influence to that area,
and especially to Spain.
- Carroll Quigley

And my Christianity, first and foremost,
governed the way that I tried to deal with people.
- Mike Pence

The answer, of course, in the mouth of a Christian
teacher is that in Christianity alone is there both
present joy and future hope.
- Mary A. Ward

Compared with the thousands of years in which human
life has been on this planet,
Christianity is a recent development.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

We must get back to a very strong Christianity...
Christianity shaped America and England,
and we need to get back to those moral foundations that made us great.
- George Carey

The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus -
His incarnation,
His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution,
Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
- Peter Jennings

Clearly a big challenge for Christianity is how to
remain in contact with the millions of people who look
for God but do not come to Church.
- Timothy Radcliffe

Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink.
I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right.
We're more popular than Jesus now;
I don't know which will go first - rock and roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

Christianity has always seemed to fight a losing battle against race.
- Charles Hamilton Houston

The system of idolatry, invented by modern christianity,
far surpasses in absurdity anything that we have ever heard of.
- Orson Pratt

Unlike Christianity, which preached a peace that it never achieved,
Islam unashamedly came with a sword.
- Steven Runciman

Christianity means a lot more than church membership.
- Billy Sunday

Christianity, if false, is of no importance,
and if true, of infinite importance.
The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.
- C. S. Lewis

Pious XII was too neutral to mention the gas chambers;
decent people like my own family were turned into devils by crude Christianity.
- Lionel Blue

To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as
basing stories on Roman mythology,
Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies.
- Richard King

Christianity helps us face the music even when we don't like the tune.
- Phillips Brooks

After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't,
I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son.
- Josh McDowell

I still call myself a communist, because communism
is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity
is what the churches make of it.
- Pete Seeger

Although there has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity,
the hermeneutic question today seems to us a new one.
- Paul Ricoeur

Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life.
- Francis Schaeffer

Nothing is more generally known than our duties which belong to Christianity;
and yet,
how amazing is it, nothing is less practiced?
- George Whitefield

Christianity does not remove you from the world and its problems;
it makes you fit to live in it,
triumphantly and usefully.
- Charles Templeton

For me Christianity is about the Kingdom,
not about the Church: it has to do with human growth
and development nor church growth and development.
- Michael Taylor

Every fundamentalist movement I've studied in Judaism,
Christianity and Islam is convinced at some gut,
visceral level that secular liberal society wants to wipe out religion.
- Karen Armstrong

To turn water into wine, and what is common into what is holy,
is indeed the glory of Christianity.
- Frederick William Robertson

Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other.
Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar,
and a great hater of the truth.
- Susanna Moodie

If there ever was a religious war full of terror,
it was the crusades.
But you can't blame Christianity because a few adventurers did this.
That's my message.
- Moustapha Akkad

For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers
have assaulted Christianity as being irrational,
superstitious and absurd.
- Josh McDowell

Christianity stands or falls as a living program,
a way of life, made concrete in the life of man by
the life of God through the life of the concretely living Christ.
- Kenneth L. Pike

Christianity affects your whole life.
I feel I'm more competitive, a better player,
but off the field is where there is always a battle.
- Barry Sanders

I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for
the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.
- Lord Byron

Christianity is the greatest intellectual system the
mind of man has ever touched.
- Francis Schaeffer

I believe in Christianity, Judaism and Islamism,
but I stay away from churches, synagogues and mosques.
- Ted Lange

I won't say that the papers misquote me,
but I sometimes wonder where Christianity would be
today if some of those reporters had been Matthew,
Mark, Luke and John.
- Barry Goldwater

It is an invention of the devil, an infernal falsity
for the destruction of all Christianity.
- Michael Servetus

Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and
free than Christianity has made them good.
- H. L. Mencken

Christianity is in its nature revolutionary.
- Walter Rauschenbusch

Christianity, to be effective in Japan,
must change.
- Shusaku Endo

Let the professors of Christianity recommend their
religion by deeds of benevolence -
by Christian meekness -
by lives of temperance and holiness.
- Richard Mentor Johnson

Love is the hardest lesson in Christianity;
but,
for that reason, it should be most our care to learn it.
- William Penn

Democracy, as has been said of Christianity,
has never really been tried.
- Stuart Chase

A Christianity that is in conflict with the Scriptures
isn't Christianity at all.
- Randall Terry

My grandparents knew it was important that I understood
Christianity and the Bible.
But they never took me to church; they sent me to church.
- Lee Greenwood

Science has done more for the development of western
civilization in one hundred years than Christianity
did in eighteen hundred years.
- John Burroughs

During the Second World War, evacuated to non-Jewish households,
I encountered Christianity at home and in school.
- Lionel Blue

Christianity is part of the common law.
- James Wilson

Organized Christianity has probably done more to retard
the ideals that were its founder's than any other agency in the world.
- Richard Le Gallienne

He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth,
will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity,
and end in loving himself better than all.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

So I see that Christianity in believing in a Creator
pulls together more facts,
data, inner experience and ability than any mechanistic view could hold for me.
- Kenneth L. Pike

God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church.
He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
- Billy Sunday

In the early days of Christianity the exercise of chastity
was frequently combined with a close and romantic intimacy
of affection between the sexes which shocked austere moralists.
- Havelock Ellis

The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma,
but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Strength was the virtue of paganism;
obedience is the virtue of Christianity.
- David Hare

I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity.
- Joseph Lister

Jews do not have to be Christians.
Christianity is an offshoot of Judaism,
but too utopian, too hopeful, too unrealistic a turn.
- Michael Novak

The real evidence for Jesus and Christianity is in
how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest
themselves in the lives of practicing Christians.
- Lionel Blue

It seems true that the growth of science and secularism
made organized Christianity feel under threat.
- Mary Douglas

Islam is a religion of success.
Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image,
in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating,
disgraceful, helpless death.
- Karen Armstrong

The highest glory of the American Revolution was this:
it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles
of civil government with the principles of Christianity.
- John Quincy Adams

The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity
criticized and seeing it practiced.
- D. Elton Trueblood

Superficial similarities exist between Christianity
and some ancient pagan religions.
But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities.
- Carl Olson

At the centre of Christianity is community;
we are gathered by the Lord around the altar.
- Timothy Radcliffe


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