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John Shelby Spong Quotes: If you want to be a Roman Catholic scholar and write, you've got to write in such a way that nobody understands what you're saying, and then you're thought to be profound.
         

If you want to be a Roman Catholic scholar and write, you've got to write in such a way that nobody understands what you're saying, and then you're thought to be profound.


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I do assert that one prepares for eternity not by being religious and keeping the rules, but by living fully, loving wastefully, and daring to be all that each of us has the capacity to be.

I do assert that one prepares for eternity not by being religious and keeping the rules, but by living fully, loving wastefully, and daring to be all that each of us has the capacity to be.



The church is like a swimming pool. Most of the noise comes from the shallow end.

The church is like a swimming pool. Most of the noise comes from the shallow end.



I think one of the things we've got to look out for is human beings claiming that they know how God operates.

I think one of the things we've got to look out for is human beings claiming that they know how God operates.



The view of the cross as the sacrifice for the sins of the world is a barbarian idea based on primitive concepts of God and must be dismissed.

The view of the cross as the sacrifice for the sins of the world is a barbarian idea based on primitive concepts of God and must be dismissed.



I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.

I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.



Was Judas Iscariot a figure of history? I do not think so. There is no mention of him in any source before the 8th decade.

Was Judas Iscariot a figure of history? I do not think so. There is no mention of him in any source before the 8th decade.



All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.

All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.



I don't want a God that would go around killing people's little girls. Neither do I want a God who would kill his own son.

I don't want a God that would go around killing people's little girls. Neither do I want a God who would kill his own son.



I prepare for death by living.

I prepare for death by living.



You can't have a world where 50 percent of the people are dieting and 50 percent of the people are starving if you want stability.

You can't have a world where 50 percent of the people are dieting and 50 percent of the people are starving if you want stability.





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Do question, even the basics!You will be a fool for once!If you don't, you will be, for a lifetime..

Do question, even the basics!You will be a fool for once!If you don't, you will be, for a lifetime..



Peter said Ananias why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost?... And Ananias hearing these words fell down and gave up the ghost.

Peter said Ananias why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost?... And Ananias hearing these words fell down and gave up the ghost.



Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution.

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The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill-advised marriages than from virginity.



To me, not every black filmmaker who is making black films is trying to make black cinema.

To me, not every black filmmaker who is making black films is trying to make black cinema.



Women now wield considerable power along political lines and I believe each succeeding year for some time to come will find them wielding that power more effectively.

Women now wield considerable power along political lines and I believe each succeeding year for some time to come will find them wielding that power more effectively.



If you're looking for the suspect in a suicide bombing, here's a clue: Look for the dead guy.

If you're looking for the suspect in a suicide bombing, here's a clue: Look for the dead guy.



You can't fool me, comrade. You want to put on a cowboy hat and keep lawless bank robbers in line.'' "No time. I have enough trouble keeping you in line.

You can't fool me, comrade. You want to put on a cowboy hat and keep lawless bank robbers in line.'' "No time. I have enough trouble keeping you in line.



My father was a Methodist and my mother was a Baptist.

My father was a Methodist and my mother was a Baptist.



And as if reporting some felony to the police they let you know you were not John Donne.

And as if reporting some felony to the police they let you know you were not John Donne.




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