Quotations The Best Quotes About Theology  

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Theology is a science of mind applied to God. Henry Ward Beecher

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Dogmatic theological statements are neither logical propositions nor poetic utterances. They are shaggy dog stories; they have a point, but he who tries too hard to get it will miss it. W. H. Auden

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Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things. Denis Diderot

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Theology is but our ideas of truth classified and arranged. Henry Ward Beecher

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Division has done more to hide Christ from the view of all men than all the infidelity that has ever been spoken. George MacDonald

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It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide. Desiderius Erasmus

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There was never a century nor a country that was short of experts who knew the Deity's mind and were willing to reveal it. Mark Twain

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Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. H. L. Mencken

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My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed. Christopher Morley

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The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge. Jeremy Taylor

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Theologians always try to turn the Bible into a book without common sense. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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To judge from the notions expounded by theologians, one must conclude that God created most men simply with a view to crowding hell. Marquis de Sade

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Let us put theology out of religion. Theology has always sent the worst to heaven, the best to hell. Robert G. Ingersoll