During my 2004 presidential campaign, I was fond of saying that it was high time for the Christian right to meet the right Christians.
I have written on all sorts of subjects… yet I have no enemies; except indeed all the Whigs, all the Tories, and all the Christians.
I cannot follow you Christians; for you try to crawl through your life upon your knees, while I stride through mine on my feet.
Christians were regarded as separated from society and therefore destructive of the Greco-Roman way of life.
We are Christians by the same title as we are natives of Perigord or Germany.
Among them, there were Muslims, Christians, and Jews living together. But then violent organizations came, bringing with them many large groups of people from various parts of the world to Palestine.
There is not much we can say with absolute confidence about the early church, but we can be fairly sure that the first Christians would not have dreamed of making a likeness of Jesus.
Christians who have had so much to say with our mouths and so little to show with our lives. I am sorry that so often we have forgotten the Christ of our Christianity.
But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ.
The god of the Christians, as we have seen, is the god who makes promises only to break them; who sends them pestilence and disease in order to heal them; a god who demoralizes mankind in order to improve it.