Quotes and Sayings about Christianity



"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
(Related: Government, Christianity, American, Revolution, Glory, Principles)

"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
(Related: War, Christianity, Blame, Religious, Terror)

"With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity."
- Francis Arinze
(Related: God, Soul, Christianity, Church, Difference, Errors, Humanity, Spiritual)

"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
(Related: Death, Religion, Success, Christianity, Islam, Dying, Man)

"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
(Related: Religion, Society, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Liberal)

"Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity - the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Power, Knowledge, Christianity, Lust)

"What is happening within Christianity is that it doesn't know it needs to promote itself."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Christianity, Needs)

"Our society is the product of several great religious and philosophical traditions. The ideas of the Greeks and Romans, Christianity, Judaism, humanism and the Enlightenment have made us who we are."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: Society, Ideas, Christianity, Humanism, Judaism, Religious, Traditions)

"But in Christianity, by contrast, the freedom of the children of God was also freedom from all important worldly interests, from all art and science, etc."
- Bruno Bauer
(Related: Art, Science, God, Christianity, Children, Contrast, Freedom)

"Thus in Christianity the alienation had become total, and it was this total alienation that was the biggest obstacle to the progress of self-consciousness."
- Bruno Bauer
(Related: Progress, Christianity, Alienation, Self)

"Christianity is the enemy of liberty and civilization."
- August Bebel
(Related: Civilization, Christianity, Enemy, Liberty)

"The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness."
- William Blake
(Related: Forgiveness, Christianity, Glory)

"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
(Related: Family, People, Christianity)

"In speaking of Jesus, I must speak about Christianity because I do not think it possible or profitable to divide the two."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Christianity)

"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
(Related: Christianity)

"The real evidence is not practically speaking in scholarship but in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practising Christians. Their lives are the proofs of their beliefs."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Christianity, Beliefs)

"Christianity had two faces which bewildered me - two pictures which didn't fit."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Christianity, Faces)

"During the Second World War, evacuated to non-Jewish households, I encountered Christianity at home and in school."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Home, War, Christianity, School, World, World war)

"I have ended as a Reform Rabbi, grateful to Christianity for so many good things."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Christianity, Reform)

"I found that when I did something for the sake of heaven, heaven happened. These things changed my life. I owe them to my encounter with Christianity."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Life, Christianity, Heaven)

"Capitalism without bankruptcy is like Christianity without hell."
- Frank Borman
(Related: Christianity, Capitalism, Hell)

"National Socialism and Christianity are irreconcilable."
- Martin Bormann
(Related: Christianity, Socialism)

"But my doubt would not be overcome. Kierkegaard had declared that it was only to the consciousness of sin that Christianity was not horror or madness. For me it was sometimes both."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Christianity, Consciousness, Doubt, Horror, Madness, Sin)

"Christianity helps us face the music even when we don't like the tune."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Music, Christianity)

"How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity."
- Olympia Brown
(Related: Christianity, Errors, Principles)

"I'm not going to get in to an argument with anyone about the relative merits of Judaism and Christianity, and what it means for a Jewish kid to be a Christian - I'm just not interested in that argument."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: Christian, Christianity, Argument, Judaism)

"Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Science, Civilization, Development, Christianity, Years)

"I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Christianity, May, Mind, Pleasure)

"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
(Related: Christianity, America, England)

"With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end. It starts off far too many ideas in his head."
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine
(Related: Ideas, Christianity, Deep, End, Man, March, Past, Soldiers, Years)

"Democracy, as has been said of Christianity, has never really been tried."
- Stuart Chase
(Related: Christianity, Democracy)

"Christianity has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and not tried."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Christianity)

"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
(Related: Truth, Christianity, Church, End, Will)

"Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a life and a living process."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Life, Christianity, Living, Philosophy, Theory)

"It seems to me that Islam and Christianity and Judaism all have the same god, and he's telling them all different things."
- Billy Connolly
(Related: God, Christianity, Islam, Judaism)

"We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: War, Christianity, Cities, Countries, Leaders)

"Christianity, democracy, science, education, wealth, and the cumulative inheritance of a thousand years, have not preserved us from the vain repetition of history."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: History, Education, Science, Wealth, Christianity, Democracy, Inheritance, Repetition, Years)

"As the power of Christianity declined through the centuries that have followed the Reformation, Calvinism played a less and less important part, while the new philosophies of mechanism and rationalism correspondingly increased."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Power, Christianity)

"A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It's actually the opposite of that. It's realizing that we're all humans, and that's why God sent his Son to this earth - to save people."
- Billy Ray Cyrus
(Related: God, Son, People, Christianity, Being, Earth)

"Jude has a very different character. It is not the cradle of Christianity, or of the assembly on earth: it is its decay and its death here below. It does not keep its first estate."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Death, Character, Christianity, First)

"Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Religion, Life, Positive, Christianity, Body, Culture, Destruction, Opinion)

"It is true that Christianity is not bound up with any particular race or culture. It is neither of the East or of the West, but has a universal mission to the human race as a whole."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Christianity, Culture, Mission, Race)

"It seems true that the growth of science and secularism made organized Christianity feel under threat."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Science, Growth, Christianity)

"If Christianity is not scientific, and Science is not God, then there is no invariable law, and truth becomes an accident."
- Mary Baker Eddy
(Related: Science, God, Truth, Christianity, Accident, Law)

"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
(Related: Christianity, Affection, Chastity, Exercise, Intimacy, Romantic, Sexes)

"Christianity, to be effective in Japan, must change."
- Shusaku Endo
(Related: Change, Christianity)

"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
(Related: Christianity, Ideals, World)

"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
(Related: Christianity, Today, Wonder)

"I think that the core doctrines of Christianity - the incarnation, the resurrection, life after death-these are as strong as ever. In fact, the belief in life after death has increased in this century."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: Death, Life, Belief, Christianity, Fact)

"The proof that God has revealed himself to man by special and express communications, and that Christianity constitutes that revelation, is no part of these inquiries."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: God, Christianity, Man, Proof)

"In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Science, Religion, Truth, Christianity, Candor, Mind, Nothing, Simplicity)

"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
(Related: Christianity, Church, Bible, Grandparents)

"Christianity is part of the Common Law of England."
- Matthew Hale
(Related: Christianity, England, Law)

"The virtue of paganism was strength; the virtue of Christianity is obedience."
- Augustus Hare
(Related: Strength, Virtue, Christianity, Obedience)

"Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity."
- David Hare
(Related: Strength, Virtue, Christianity, Obedience)

"All the faults of the age come from Christianity and journalism. Christianity, of course, but why journalism?"
- Frank Harris
(Related: Age, Christianity, Faults, Journalism)

"Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to the prejudices of the world."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Christianity, World)

"No form of Christianity is absolutely and only true."
- Frederick Henry Hedge
(Related: Christianity)

"Christianity is the greatest civilizing, moulding, uplifting power on this globe."
- Mark Hopkins
(Related: Power, Christianity)

"Christianity has always seemed to fight a losing battle against race."
- Charles Hamilton Houston
(Related: Christianity, Battle, Fight, Losing, Race)

"Christianity supplies a Hell for the people who disagree with you and a Heaven for your friends."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: People, Christianity, Friends, Heaven, Hell)

"No Christian can be a pessimist, for Christianity is a system of radical optimism."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Optimism, Christian, Christianity, Radical)

"That is why, according to this newer psychology, Christianity has already fulfilled its biological mission, and it is impossible for the modern man to understand its original significance."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Christianity, Man, Mission, Psychology)

"The Young Women's Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it's been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Time, Women, Values, Christian, Christianity, Beliefs, Diversity, Fact, Years)

"Having embraced Islam, I felt as if I were born again. I found in Islam the answers to those queries which I had failed to find in Christianity."
- Jermaine Jackson
(Related: Christianity, Islam, Answers)

"There is a great difference between Christianity and religion at the south. If a man goes to the communion table, and pays money into the treasury of the church, no matter if it be the price of blood, he is called religious."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Related: Money, Religion, Christianity, Church, Blood, Difference, Man, Religious)

"I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution, Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire."
- Peter Jennings
(Related: Religion, Christianity, Execution, Years)

"Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Life, War, Civilization, Christianity, Decency, Disease, Enemy, Prejudice, Race)

"Let the professors of Christianity recommend their religion by deeds of benevolence - by Christian meekness - by lives of temperance and holiness."
- Richard Mentor Johnson
(Related: Religion, Christian, Christianity, Benevolence, Deeds, Holiness, Temperance)

"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
(Related: Christian, Christianity, Europe, May, Nothing, Poor, Spiritual)

"Christianity has not conquered nationalism; the opposite has been the case nationalism has made Christianity its footstool."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Christianity, Nationalism)

"Civilization, we shall find, like Universalism and Christianity, is anti evolutionary in its effects; it works against the laws and conditions which regulated the earlier stages of man's ascent."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Civilization, Christianity, Laws, Man)

"Then there is the worst part of Christianity, which is awful: power, corruption, manipulation... But then again, these feature are ever present in any organization."
- Bruce Kent
(Related: Power, Christianity, Corruption, Manipulation, Present)

"Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy, affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity. This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Knowledge, Christianity, Islam, Affection, Ideals, Intimacy, Past, Spiritual)

"It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Christianity, Islam, Measure, Understanding, Unity, Will)

"To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies."
- Richard King
(Related: Government, Christianity, American, Mythology)

"The Way is not a religion: Christianity is the end of religion. 'Religion' means here the division between sacred and secular concerns, other-worldliness, man's reaching toward God in a way which projects his own thoughts."
- David Kirk
(Related: God, Religion, Thoughts, Christianity, End, Man, Projects)

"When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge, in the mind of any man, that man is a Christian; and when the fruits of Christianity are produced, that man is a disciple of our blessed Lord, let his profession of religion be what it may."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Religion, Knowledge, Christian, Christianity, Man, May, Mind, Obedience, Profession)

"I believe in Christianity, Judaism and Islamism, but I stay away from churches, synagogues and mosques."
- Ted Lange
(Related: Christianity, Churches, Judaism)

"The history of Christianity, therefore, must be of concern to all who are interested in the record of man and particularly to all who seek to understand the contemporary human scene."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: History, Christianity, Concern, Man)

"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."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Faith, History, Religion, Christianity, Israel, Preparation)

"We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity, but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: History, Christianity, Accuracy, Memory, Tradition)

"When contrasted with the much longer time that life has been present, the course of Christianity thus far is but a brief moment."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Life, Time, Christianity, Present)

"The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus - His incarnation, His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Life, Christianity)

"Compared with the thousands of years in which human life has been on this planet, Christianity is a recent development."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Life, Development, Christianity, Years)

"Christianity is usually called a religion. As a religion it has had a wider geographic spread and is more deeply rooted among more peoples than any other religion in the history of mankind."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: History, Religion, Christianity, Mankind)

"Although when Christianity appeared the total population of the planet was only a fraction of that of the twentieth century, most of the earth's surface was quite outside the Mediterranean world, Persia, India, and China."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Christianity, Earth, Population, World)

"In contrast, Christianity, while acknowledging the presence of suffering, declares that life can be infinitely worth living and opens the way to eternal life in fellowship with God Who so loved the world that He gave Himself in Christ."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Life, God, Christianity, Contrast, Living, Suffering, World, Worth)

"This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God."
- William Law
(Related: Wisdom, Life, God, Christianity, Actions, Devotion, Holiness, Piety, Spirit, Temper, World)

"We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity."
- John Lennon
(Related: Christianity, First, Now, Popular, Will)

"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
(Related: Christianity, First, Now, Popular, Right, Will)

"I don't know which will go first - rock 'n' roll or Christianity."
- John Lennon
(Related: Christianity, First, Will)

"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
(Related: Christianity, Importance, Infinite)

"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
(Related: Christianity, Sun)

"I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity."
- Joseph Lister
(Related: Christianity)

"I see with greater and greater clearness that consistent Christianity is the easiest Christianity to defend."
- John Gresham Machen
(Related: Christianity)

"Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence."
- Jacques Maritain
(Related: Intelligence, Love, Men, Christianity, Worth)

"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
(Related: God, Son, Christianity, Bible)

"For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers have assaulted Christianity as being irrational, superstitious and absurd."
- Josh McDowell
(Related: Christianity, Being, World)

"I belong to the middle class that grew up very influenced by the Catholic church. The people of the novel are from a more pagan and practical world in which the Christianity is just a veneer."
- John McGahern
(Related: People, Christianity, Church, Class, Middle class, World)

"Giving every man a vote has no more made men wise and free than Christianity has made them good."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Men, Christianity, Giving, Man, Vote)

"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
(Related: Nature, Truth, Christianity, May, Pride, Reason)

"The time has come when the whole world must be concerned about me. From now on, American Christianity must follow me."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Time, Christianity, American, Now, World)

"To some degree Satanism is purely a kind of disease of Christianity. You've got to really be Christian to believe in Satan."
- Alan Moore
(Related: Christian, Christianity, Disease, Satan)

"It is not Christianity, but priestcraft that has subjected woman as we find her."
- Lucretia Mott
(Related: Christianity, Woman)

"He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it."
- Hector Hugh Munro
(Related: Life, Christianity, Fact, Glory)

"North Eurasia is one of the best examples of religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence of Islam and Christianity. This is a rare thing in today's world, even in its most liberal parts."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Christianity, Islam, Liberal, Religious, Today, Tolerance, World)

"In Christianity neither morality nor religion come into contact with reality at any point."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Religion, Morality, Christianity, Reality)

"There are people who want to make men's lives more difficult for no other reason than the chance it provides them afterwards to offer their prescription for alleviating life; their Christianity, for instance."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Life, Men, People, Christianity, Chance, Reason, Want)

"The word "Christianity" is already a misunderstanding - in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Christian, Reality, Word)

"Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Christianity, Alcohol)

"Organized Christianity has always represented immortality as a sort of common heritage; but I never could see why spiritual life should not be conditioned on the same terms as all life, i. e., correspondence with environment."
- Albert J. Nock
(Related: Life, Christianity, Environment, Immortality, Spiritual)

"The Lord God, the creator of Judaism and the God of Judaism and Christianity, empowered our minds and gave us the ability to question."
- Michael Novak
(Related: God, Christianity, Ability, Judaism, Question)

"Individual freedom is a Jewish idea, but it's one of the functions of Christianity to make this idea universal."
- Michael Novak
(Related: Idea, Christianity, Freedom)

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

"Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men."
- Novalis
(Related: Men, Christianity, Democracy, Fact, Rights)

"Superficial similarities exist between Christianity and some ancient pagan religions. But careful study reveals that there are far more dissimilarities."
- Carl Olson
(Related: Christianity, Study)

"Christianity has made of death a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan."
- Ouida
(Related: Death, Christianity, Gay, Terror)

"No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece."
- Walter Pater
(Related: Religion, Christianity, Greece)

"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
(Related: Belief, Christianity)

"And my Christianity, first and foremost, governed the way that I tried to deal with people."
- Mike Pence
(Related: People, Christianity, First)

"Love is the hardest lesson in Christianity; but, for that reason, it should be most our care to learn it."
- William Penn
(Related: Love, Christianity, Care, Reason)

"Christianity is a battle not a dream."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Dream, Christianity, Battle)

"Acceptance of the power of God in one's life lays the groundwork for personal commitment to both science and Christianity, which so often have been in conflict."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Life, Power, Science, God, Christianity, Acceptance, Commitment, Conflict)

"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
(Related: Life, God, Christianity, Living, Man)

"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
(Related: Experience, Christianity, Ability, Facts)

"The system of idolatry, invented by modern christianity, far surpasses in absurdity anything that we have ever heard of."
- Orson Pratt
(Related: Christianity, Absurdity)

"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
(Related: Failure, Christianity, Influence, Spain)

"The next challenge for Christianity is to remind Europeans that we are called to seek the truth."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Truth, Christianity, Challenge)

"To be frank, I suspect that today there is little respect for Christianity as source of moral teaching about goodness."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Christianity, Goodness, Respect, Teaching, Today)

"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
(Related: God, People, Christianity, Church, Challenge)

"At the centre of Christianity is community; we are gathered by the Lord around the altar."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Christianity, Community)

"Of course the case of the Christian Church planted among the nations must differ, in various ways, from that of any sect forming in connection with religious awakening in a territory of professing Christianity."
- Robert Rainy
(Related: Christian, Christianity, Church, Connection, Nations, Religious)

"Christianity is in its nature revolutionary."
- Walter Rauschenbusch
(Related: Nature, Christianity)

"We may be sure that out of the ruins of our capitalist civilization a new religion will emerge, just as Christianity emerged from the ruins of the Roman civilization."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Religion, Civilization, Christianity, May, Will)

"I can't get very far away from Christianity, I can't get very far away from the angels and the saints. I work them in always, in some way."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Work, Christianity, Angels, Saints)

"There has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity because Christianity proceeds from a proclamation."
- Paul Ricoeur
(Related: Christianity)

"Although there has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity, the hermeneutic question today seems to us a new one."
- Paul Ricoeur
(Related: Christianity, Question, Today)

"I think this lack of a center has something to do with the loss of certainties that Christianity had to offer."
- Bridget Riley
(Related: Christianity, Loss)

"To turn water into wine, and what is common into what is holy, is indeed the glory of Christianity."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Christianity, Glory, Water, Wine)

"Unlike Christianity, which preached a peace that it never achieved, Islam unashamedly came with a sword."
- Steven Runciman
(Related: Peace, Christianity, Islam)

"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
(Related: Life, Christianity, Battle)

"Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life."
- Francis Schaeffer
(Related: Life, Christianity)

"Christianity is the greatest intellectual system the mind of man has ever touched."
- Francis Schaeffer
(Related: Christianity, Man, Mind)

"Nothing is more witty and grotesque than ancient mythology and Christianity; that is because they are so mystical."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Christianity, Mythology, Nothing, Witty)

"The essential point of view of Christianity is sin."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Christianity, Sin)

"In the Middle Ages and beyond, the target was the Court Jew who had the ear of the ruler; during the Inquisition it was the Spanish Jews who thrived after their conversion to Christianity."
- Jack Schwartz
(Related: Christianity, Court)

"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
(Related: Christianity, Churches, Communism, Russia)

"It is an invention of the devil, an infernal falsity for the destruction of all Christianity."
- Michael Servetus
(Related: Christianity, Destruction, Devil, Invention)

"Christianity is the only major religion to have as its central event the humiliation of its God."
- Bruce Shelley
(Related: Religion, God, Christianity)

"Christianity made us think there's one heaven."
- Patti Smith
(Related: Christianity, Heaven)

"When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity."
- John Strachan
(Related: Performance, Christianity, Despair, Devotion, Heroes, Humanity, Self)

"There was reference made to a book written in Greek by a former Rabbi who had been converted to Christianity. There was reference to a publication of a high clergyman of Milan. Not even did Jews raise objections to that book."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Christianity)

"It is not necessary to argue to those for whom I write that the two great needs of mankind, that all men may be lifted up into the light of the highest Christian civilization, are, first, a pure, spiritual Christianity, and second, civil liberty."
- Josiah Strong
(Related: Men, Civilization, Christian, Christianity, First, Liberty, Light, Mankind, May, Needs, Spiritual)

"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
(Related: God, Christianity, Church, Devil)

"Christianity means a lot more than church membership."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Christianity, Church)

"I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Religion, Christianity, Country, Nation, Nothing, Persecution, Popular)

"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
(Related: Development, Growth, Christianity, Church)

"Christianity does not remove you from the world and its problems; it makes you fit to live in it, triumphantly and usefully."
- Charles Templeton
(Related: Christianity, Problems, World)

"A Christianity that is in conflict with the Scriptures isn't Christianity at all."
- Randall Terry
(Related: Christianity, Conflict)

"The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced."
- D. Elton Trueblood
(Related: Christianity, Hearing, World)

"Nothing is more depressing and more illogical than aggressive Christianity."
- Gerald Vann
(Related: Christianity, Nothing)

"First of all, the Jewish religion has a great deal in common with the Christian religion because, as Rabbi Gillman points out in the show, Christianity is based on Judaism. Christ was Jewish."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Religion, Christian, Christianity, First, Judaism)

"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
(Related: Hope, Christian, Christianity, Future, Joy, Present)

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

"Among the many reasons assignable for the sad decay of true Christianity, perhaps the neglecting to assemble ourselves together, in religious societies, may not be one of the least."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Christianity, May, Religious)

"Christianity is part of the common law."
- James Wilson
(Related: Christianity, Law)

"I am a communist because I believe that the Communist idea is a state form of Christianity."
- Oleksandr Zhuravliov
(Related: Idea, Christianity, State)