Theology Quotes

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One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
The point is, could God pass an examination in Theology?
Theology, sir, is a fortress; no crack in a fortress may be accounted small.
It is an old habit with theologians to beat the living with the bones of the dead.


Sunday school: a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
For centuries, theologians have been explaining the unknowable in terms of the-not-worth-knowing.
Theology is now little more than a branch of human ignorance.  Indeed, it is ignorance with wings.


The fact that astronomies change while the stars abide is a true analogy of every realm of human life and thought, religion not least of all.  No existent theology can be a final formulation of spiritual truth.
Lost in an immense forest at night, I have only a little light to show me the way.  Along comes a stranger who says to me: "Friend blow out your candle, the better to find your way."  This stranger is a theologian.
The Theologian is an owl, sitting on an old dead branch in the tree of human knowledge, and hooting the same old hoots that have been hooted for hundreds and thousands of years, but he has never given a hoot for progress.