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John Paul II made it clear that... liberation theology based on the teaching of Jesus Christ was necessary, but liberation theology that used a Marxist analysis was unacceptable. (Quote by - Claudio Hummes)

Me and my father went through a war period where we wasn't talking. He wanted me to go to theology school - I didn't want to go. I wanted to do music. I told him I was a minister through music. (Quote by - Wyclef Jean)

When theology erodes and organization crumbles, when the institutional framework of religion begins to break up, the search for a direct experience which people can feel to be religious facilitates the rise of cults. (Quote by - Daniel Bell )

Theology is Anthropology. (Quote by - Anselm Feuerbach)

In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person. Yes, it is women who keep the church going. (Quote by - Don Marquis)

It seems obvious to me that the notion of God has never been anything but a kind of ideal projection, a reflection upward of the human personality, and that theology never has been and never can be anything but a more and more purified mythology. (Quote by - Alfred Loisy)

Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing. (Quote by - H. L. Mencken)

The best theology would need no advocates; it would prove itself. (Quote by - Karl Barth)

There is only one theology, but there are many theologians. (Quote by - Athenagoras I)

Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

Before Vatican II, in theology, as in other areas, the discipline was fixed. After the council there has been a revolution - a chaotic revolution - with free discussion on everything. There is now no common theology or philosophy as there was before. (Quote by - Godfried Danneels)

I also think we need to maintain distinctions - the doctrine of creation is different from a scientific cosmology, and we should resist the temptation, which sometimes scientists give in to, to try to assimilate the concepts of theology to the concepts of science. (Quote by - John Polkinghorne)

Catholic theology believes that God gave man free will, and you can't give somebody free will and then send in a play from the sidelines. (Quote by - Roger Ebert)

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

For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe - the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity. (Quote by - Arthur Peacocke)

The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge. (Quote by - Jeremy Taylor)

Conservative New Testament studies could also provide an intellectually satisfying alternative to German biblical criticism and to the liberal theology that accompanied it. (Quote by - John Gresham Machen)

As the grace grows nearer my theology is growing strangely simple, and it begins and ends with Christ as the only Savior of the lost. (Quote by - Henry Benjamin Whipple)

The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth. (Quote by - Mikhail Bakunin)

My theology, briefly, is that the universe was dictated but not signed. (Quote by - Christopher Morley)

Theology made no provision for evolution. The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all! Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God? (Quote by - E. O. Wilson)

Theology is but our ideas of truth classified and arranged. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

One man's theology is another man's belly laugh. (Quote by - Robert A. Heinlein)

I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

The Epistle to the Romans is an extremely important synthesis of the whole theology of St. Paul. (Quote by - Hans Kung)


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