Monotheism Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 54 famous quotes and sayings about monotheism to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 54 Quotes About Monotheism

#1. Monotheism begins with a god who hates trees. - Author: John Lamb Lash
Quotes About Monotheism #1500529
#2. If I were to believe in a god l would believe in gods. I think monotheism is the really ghastly thing. That is the absolutely staggering to me misapprehension. - Author: Stephen Fry
Quotes About Monotheism #1041435
#3. Islam is antiauthoritarian, sex-positive monotheism. - Author: G. Willow Wilson
Quotes About Monotheism #1093115
#4. Monotheism owes its existence not to philosophic speculation about the nature of reality or knowledge or virtue, but to acceptance of reality identified with a supreme being. - Author: Israel Shenker
Quotes About Monotheism #1097528
#5. so many theological terms, words like 'monotheism' are late constructs, convenient shorthands for sentences with verbs in them, and that sentences with verbs in them are the real stuff of theology, - Author: N. T. Wright
Quotes About Monotheism #1102349
#6. Jesus would make available to the world the great teaching of Israel: ethical monotheism. There is one God, and he is the source and judge of all that is good. This - Author: John Ortberg
Quotes About Monotheism #1119856
#7. Recognizing that God is the only deity that exists is the first step toward obeying him. He is absolute; there is no one who can offer an alternative truth nor assign humankind different instructions. - Author: James Mikolajczyk
Quotes About Monotheism #1135757
#8. Only if you have some knowledge of the human sacrifices, the vicious temple rites, the degrading superstitions and customs that were practiced ... can you realize how much the modern world owes to the Hebrew prophets, whose monotheism and moral teachings entered into Christianity and Islam ... - Author: Carlton J. H. Hayes
Quotes About Monotheism #1175011
#9. Monotheism is in its turn doomed to subtract one more God and become atheism - Author: Ibn Warraq
Quotes About Monotheism #1264961
#10. If by worshipping stones one can find God, I shall worship a mountain. If by immersion in the water salvation be attained, the frogs who bathe continually would attain it. As the frogs, so are these men, again and again fall into the womb. - Author: Kabir
Quotes About Monotheism #1266432
#11. Greatness should have no victims
Greatness should need no victims. - Author: Haroutioun Bochnakian
Quotes About Monotheism #1296471
#12. If, in monotheism, God is man, man is God. Why does God look suspiciously like the ruling class? Why is Jesus, a Jewish guy from the Middle East, blond and blue-eyed? There - Author: Gloria Steinem
Quotes About Monotheism #1470555
#13. By defining Logos as a hypostasis of the divine, John underscored the most important aspect of Jewish religion: faith in one God. - Author: James Mikolajczyk
Quotes About Monotheism #1489599
#14. Monotheism is easily the greatest disaster to befall the human race. - Author: Gore Vidal
Quotes About Monotheism #1496923
#15. It is now generally admitted, at any rate by philosophers, that the existence of a being having the attributes which define the god of any non-animistic religion cannot be demonstratively proved ... [A]ll utterances about the nature of God are nonsensical. - Author: A.J. Ayer
Quotes About Monotheism #993559
#16. The further humans move from hunters to horticulturists to agriculturists to urbanisation to industrialists, the further the sacred recedes, first to heaven, then condensed to monotheism and finally it dies in irony. - Author: Lierre Keith
Quotes About Monotheism #1549247
#17. Muhammad was not yet establishing a new religion; he was calling for sweeping social reforms. He was not yet preaching monotheism; he was demanding economic justice. - Author: Reza Aslan
Quotes About Monotheism #1586092
#18. Among all nations, through the darkest polytheism glimmer some faint sparks of monotheism. - Author: Immanuel Kant
Quotes About Monotheism #1604568
#19. Only a country that is based upon an extremely primitive religion, which is Christianity, I am a devoted enemy of monotheism in all of its forms, could have come with a categorizing of people as one thing or the other. - Author: Gore Vidal
Quotes About Monotheism #1611882
#20. All the three monotheist religions (Jewish, Christianity and Islam)claims that their God (Yahweh, God and Allah) created humans in a similar way: this indicates that creationist have not yet established the creator. - Author: Ajay Kansal
Quotes About Monotheism #1749599
#21. All writers of the Chaldaean period associate monotheism in the closest way with unity of worship. - Author: Julius Wellhausen
Quotes About Monotheism #1761486
#22. they not that Allaah, Who created the heavens and the earth, is Able to create the like of them. And He has decreed for them an appointed term, whereof there is not doubt. But the Zaalimoon (polytheists and wrong-doers, etc.) refuse (the truth the Message of Islaamic Monotheism, and - Author: Muhammad Muhsin Khan
Quotes About Monotheism #1805439
#23. The deepest difference between religions is not that between polytheism and monotheism. - Author: Walter Kaufmann
Quotes About Monotheism #1812187
#24. Polytheism may be more consonant with contemporary life, its mixed populations, and its recognition of psychic complexity and interdependence, than a rigorous Protestant monotheism. - Author: Page DuBois
Quotes About Monotheism #1822958
#25. Islam, the third in historical sequence of the ethical monotheistic religions of the Near East, was very successful in establishing its monotheism, but had only very moderate success in spreading its version of Jewish and Christian ethics to the Arabs. - Author: Carroll Quigley
Quotes About Monotheism #1827439
#26. What we have been raised to think of as inevitable - division and hierarchy, monotheism and nation states - actually accounts for less than 10 percent of human history. - Author: Gloria Steinem
Quotes About Monotheism #1846451
#27. Monotheism occupies so large a space in the view of modern minds, that it is scarcely possible to form a just estimate of the preceding phases of the theological philosophy. - Author: Auguste Comte
Quotes About Monotheism #1864702
#28. 'Theogony' should be read before the great Homeric epics because it gives an account of the cosmology that is taken for granted by Homer. It does for paganism what the Old Testament attempted to do for monotheism. - Author: Tariq Ali
Quotes About Monotheism #629811
#29. the concept of monotheism - Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
Quotes About Monotheism #82945
#30. It is a distinction, instead, between two entirely different kinds of reality, belonging to two entirely disparate conceptual orders. In fact, the very division between monotheism and polytheism is in many cases a confusion of categories. - Author: David Bentley Hart
Quotes About Monotheism #125756
#31. Monotheism has also been recognized as inherently intolerant. - Author: Ibn Warraq
Quotes About Monotheism #151569
#32. In the native world, major gods come in trios, duos, and groups. It is the habit of non-natives to discover the supreme being, the one and only head god, a habit lent to them by monotheism. - Author: Paula Gunn Allen
Quotes About Monotheism #159636
#33. My position would be to see Jesus and Paul as people used by God to bring the monotheism and the moral message of Judaism to the world, and to teach the world that the God discovered and worshiped by the Jews was the only true God. - Author: Harold S. Kushner
Quotes About Monotheism #246895
#34. It's very clear from Biblical history and Jewish history that Jewish monotheism wasn't developed in an instant, that it became gradually the accepted norm. But undoubtedly, Jewish ancestors were polytheists. - Author: Robert Winston
Quotes About Monotheism #334908
#35. In order to avoid believing in just one God we are now asked to believe in an infinite number of universes, all of them unobservable just because they are not part of ours. The principle of inference seems to be not Occam's Razor but Occam's Beard: Multiply entities unnecessarily. - Author: J. Budziszewski
Quotes About Monotheism #368137
#36. Reincarnation offers a better justification of evil than anything monotheism can offer, but it does so by blaming the victim and sanctifying the status quo. - Author: Patricia Crone
Quotes About Monotheism #421174
#37. Far from being the crown of human thought and religion as its supporters have claimed for several bloody millennia, [monotheism] is in fact a monstrous step backwards
a step that has been responsible for more human misery than any other idea in known history. - Author: Isaac Bonewits
Quotes About Monotheism #444346
#38. The 'Islamic State', that strange miscegenation of Medina with Westphalia, is always in mortal danger of linking the moral austerity of monotheism with the repressive and supervisor powers of the modern nation state. - Author: Abdal Hakim Murad
Quotes About Monotheism #502947
#39. Anyone who can worship a trinity and insist that his religion is a monotheism can believe anything. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Quotes About Monotheism #527184
#40. In relation to Monotheism considered as such, Judaism stabilized but "confiscated" the Message; Christianity universalized but "altered" it; Islam in turn restored it by stabilizing and universalizing it. - Author: Frithjof Schuon
Quotes About Monotheism #550176
#41. For atheism and polytheism there is no special problem of suffering, nor need there be for every kind of monotheism. - Author: Walter Kaufmann
Quotes About Monotheism #553988
#42. I think the whole concept of monotheism is a gift from the gods. - Author: Emo Philips
Quotes About Monotheism #11653
#43. Monotheism makes me grouchy. I don't trust any religion that makes God look like one of the ruling class. I guess I'm a pagan or an animist. - Author: Gloria Steinem
Quotes About Monotheism #656760
#44. There is a danger in monotheism, and it's called idolatry. And we know the prophets of Israel were very, very concerned about idolatry, the worship of a human expression of the divine. - Author: Karen Armstrong
Quotes About Monotheism #693919
#45. Indeed, intolerance is essential only to monotheism; an only God is by nature a jealous God who will not allow another to live. On the other hand, polytheistic gods are naturally tolerant, they live and let live. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
Quotes About Monotheism #700649
#46. Most accounts of mystical experiences ... insist that the Other in the encounter appears to be "living" or alive, as in "living God." But is it alive in any biological sense? Does it eat and metabolize? Does it reproduce - an option that monotheism would seem to foreclose? - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
Quotes About Monotheism #733541
#47. Certainly the shahadah contained an important theological innovation, but that innovation was not monotheism. With this simple profession of faith, Muhammad was declaring to Mecca that the God of the heavens and the earth required no intermediate whatsoever, but could be accessed by anyone. - Author: Reza Aslan
Quotes About Monotheism #735051
#48. I have yet to understand the ritual of sacrifice in monotheism; to a supposed Creator who has supposedly given us what we will be eventually sacrificing.
If I take a small mirror and reflect sunlight back to the sun, am I sacrificing to the sun? - Author: Haroutioun Bochnakian
Quotes About Monotheism #745693
#49. I think [rock'n'roll] essence is what made it good and has a lot in common with what originally made monotheism good - it's against everything that is fixed, all the social structures that you can't go past. - Author: Ezra Furman
Quotes About Monotheism #769615
#50. By God, we shall not stop, God willing, except at the doorsteps of the White House, and to raise the banner of monotheism on their so-called Statue of Liberty. - Author: Osama Bin Laden
Quotes About Monotheism #807384
#51. Monotheism is but imperialism in religion. - Author: James Henry Breasted
Quotes About Monotheism #851832
#52. The fundamental insight of polytheism, which distinguishes it from monotheism, is that the supreme power governing the world is devoid of interests and biases, and therefore it is unconcerned with the mundane desires, cares and worries of humans. - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Quotes About Monotheism #930870
#53. Creating conflicts and killing each other to be in accord with our only Creator should be the definition of insanity.

By promoting divisions and hostility among men, all monotheisms have proven that they are nothing but banal manners of clan formation. - Author: Haroutioun Bochnakian
Quotes About Monotheism #946128
#54. Thus, the removal of the Jewish people to Babylonia laid the groundwork for the Christian faith. Simply put, the Gentiles who followed Jesus had some familiarity with the Jews' monotheism because of their erstwhile proliferation throughout the Mediterranean realm. - Author: James Mikolajczyk
Quotes About Monotheism #959233

Famous Authors

Popular Topics