Category Archives: Quotes

Quote of the day: Richard Heyduck on free will and infant baptism

One who practices the baptism of infants cannot logically claim the freedom of the will or individual autonomy as the deepest truth about us.

Thoughts?

Quote of the Day, Tillich (importance of theology)

Creation of Adam ( )
Creation of Adam ( ) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“If taken in the broadest sense of the term, theology, the logos or the reasoning about theos (God and divine things) is as old as religion. Thinking pervades all the spiritual activities of man (sic). Man would not be spiritual without words, thoughts, and concepts.”1

 

  1. Tillich, Systematic Theology, (1951), 15.

Quote of the Day: Pope Benedict XVI on the Simplicity of Christmas

Today Christmas has become a commercial celebration, whose bright lights hide the mystery of God’s humility, which in turn calls us to humility and simplicity. Let us ask the Lord to help us see through the superficial glitter of this season, and to discover behind it the child in the stable in Bethlehem, so as to find true joy and true light

via Text of Pope Benedict XVI’s Christmas Eve homily – Yahoo! News.

Quote of the day – George Orwell on #Pacifism

Those who “abjure” violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.

via George Orwell, “Notes on Nationalism,” May, 1945 .

Thought this might start a conversation…

Quote of the Day: David Watson

…God is essentially a construct. God doesn’t do anything except give credence and authority to the ethical claims that we want to endorse.

via Church Coffee: Does God Actually Do Anything?.

Of course I would suggest reading the entire post. I may have taken it out of context.