Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

19th May 2019

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

“To the surprise of liberals who fear the advent of an evangelical theocracy and to the dismay of religious conservatives who long to see their faith more fully expressed in public life, Christians are now making up a declining percentage of the American population.”

Jon Meacham

18th May 2019

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

“According to the World Christian Encyclopedia, the number of the global non-religious rose from a few million in 1900 to a billion in 2000. No religion has grown with such rapidity.”

Gregory Paul

17th May 2019

Friday, May 17th, 2019

“The Jews are a frightened people. Nineteen centuries of Christian love have broken their nerves.”

Israel Zangwill1864 – 1926

16th May 2019

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

“If Roman Catholic bishops are going to start pressuring Catholic politicians to pursue the church's agenda in public legislation, by denying communion to politicians who don't 'toe the line' they should not be surprised to find non-Catholic voters reluctant to vote for Catholic candidates.”

Merri Banks

15th May 2019

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

“One can appreciate and treasure the symmetry and grandeur of the ancient Greek Parthenon without needing any share in the cults of Athena or Eleusis, or the imperatives of Athenian imperialism, just as one may listen to Mozart or admire Chartres and Durham without any nostalgia for feudalism, monarchism, and the sale of indulgences.”

Christopher Hitchens1949 – 2011