"The central doctrine of Christianity, then, is not that God is a bastard. It is, in the words of the late Dominican theologian Herbert McCabe, that if you don’t love you’re dead, and if you do, they’ll kill you."--Terry Eagleton

"It is impossible for me to say in my book one word about all that music has meant in my life. How then can I hope to be understood?--Ludwig Wittgenstein

“The opposite of poverty is not wealth; the opposite of poverty is justice."--Bryan Stevenson

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Jeremiah Wright was not the outlier you thought he was....

I came across these in a slide show on Huffington Post.  It struck me they were a nice counterpoint to the idea that all Baptists are bible-thumpers who support the status quo, and all mainline churches are only interested in keeping things exactly as they are, or in oppressing people or, sometimes seen as worse, in being silent about oppression.  Anyway, I took 'em so I could post 'em here:


Blogger The Thought Criminal said...

I love that last one and am stealing it.

Thank you, gave me a boost on a day I really needed it.

7:22 PM  
Blogger ntodd said...

Clearly demonstrating that we need an official state religion.

9:58 PM  

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