we must drive them [Jews] out like mad dogs, so that we do not become partakers of their abominable blasphemy and all their other vices and thus merit God's wrath and be damned with them." Martin Luther, "On the Jews and Their Lies", 1543 "There is another form of temptation, even more fraught with danger. It is this which drives us to try and discover the secrets of nature, those secrets which are beyond our understanding, which can avail us nothing and which man should not wish to learn." St.
Augustine (354 430), one of the "great" church fathers, Confessions "I believe because it is absurd." Tertullian (c. 240), notable early Christian apologist "The gravest of the ecclesiastical historians, Eusebius himself, indirectly confesses that he has related whatever might redound to the glory, and that he has suppressed all that could tend to the disgrace, of religion." Edward Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
Ignatius Loyola, 1491 1556 "For if the truth of God hath more abounded through my lie unto his glory; why yet am I also judged as a sinner?
proves beyond doubt that the Fascist world of ideas is closer to Christianity than those of Jewish liberalism or even atheistic Marxism..." Adolf Hitler in an article in the Vlkischer Beobachter, 1929 "I am personally convinced of the great power and deep significance of Christianity, and I won't allow any other religion to be promoted." Adolf Hitler "Today Christians ... I pledge that I never will tie myself to parties who want to destroy Christianity ..The mission of southerners was therefore clear; they must defend the word of God against abolitionist infidels." Thomas Smyth, minister of 2nd Presbyterian Church of Charleston, S. The purchaser [of the slave] should carefully examine whether the slave who is put up for sale has been justly or unjustly deprived of his liberty, and that the vendor should do nothing which might endanger the life, virtue, or Catholic faith of the slave." Vatican statement, 1866 "I was at this time living, like so many Atheists or Antitheists, in a whirl of contradictions. And a sexual insanity will be unleashed into the Earth." Lou Engle, Christian visionary, in response to legalization of same-sex marriage in California in 2008 "Quantum healing is healing the bodymind from a quantum level.That means from a level which is not manifest at a sensory level.We want to fill our culture again with the Christian spirit ...We want to burn out all the recent immoral developments in literature, in the theater, and in the press in short, we want to burn out the poison of immorality which has entered into our whole life and culture as a result of liberal excess during the past ...