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- Alonzo Church: American mathematician and logician
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton
American suffragist, abolitionist and women's rights activist 1815-1902
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.
Irish civil rights activist 1947-
Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
American singer-songwriter and producer 1981-
'Hallelujah' is going to be a standard that our grandkids, our great-great grandkids will learn to sing in church. It's one of those really, really special songs.
American writer 1949-
'The Marrying Season' is the final book in the 'Legend of St. Dwynwen' series, and in each of the three books, a small village church in the Cotswolds plays a significant role.
Abigail Van Buren
American advice columnist and radio show host 1918-2013
A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.
Thomas B. Macaulay
American essayist and historian 1800-1859
A church is disaffected when it is persecuted, quiet when it is tolerated, and actively loyal when it is favored and cherished.
British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
A glorious Church is like a magnificent feast; there is all the variety that may be, but every one chooses out a dish or two that he likes, and lets the rest alone: how glorious soever the Church is, every one chooses out of it his own religion, by which he governs himself, and lets the rest alone.
American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.
American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!Source: As quoted in ""Billy" Sunday, the man and his message: with his own words which have won thousands for Christ" by William Thomas Ellis
American radical feminist philosopher, academic, and theologian 1928-2010
A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan.
American journalist and author 1929-
Although I myself don't go to church or synagogue, I do, whether it's superstition or whatever, pray every time I get on a plane. I just automatically do it. I say the same thing every time.
German preacher 1483-1546
An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
And whether you're drawn to gospel music or church music or honky-tonk music, it informs your character and it informs your talent.
Zweeds writer 1849-1926
Art, that great undogmatized church.