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To embrace a woman is to embrace a sack of manure.
[The disestablishment of religion] may not have been such a
Kalif Omar Did Not Say This:
Catholic Encyclopedia: Story Greatly Discredited
"This story is now generally discredited, chiefly because it rests only on the authority of Abulpharagius, a writer six centuries later, while earlier writers,
especially Eutychius and Elmacin, make no mention of it. Besides, the act is contrary to Mohammedan custom; John Philoponos lived about a century before the capture of the city, and the statement of the time the rolls lasted as fuel is preposterous.
Finally, there is the evidence given above for the earlier destruction of the library."
Abbas: Could Not Have Been a Book Burner
"[A]ctually, even common sense might tell someone Caliph Umar I could not have been a book-burner given that the ancient knowledge
of the Greeks and other cultures actually survived and kindled Europe's Renaissance because it was translated into and preserved in Arabic whereby it passed into Europe through the great learning centres, libraries and universities, of Muslim Spain ruled,
incidentally, by the Umayyad dynasty."
Lloyd-Jones: Testimony to Enduring Power of Myth
"To accept the story of the Arab destruction of the library of Alexandria, one must explain how it is that so dramatic an event was unmentioned and unnoticed
not only in the rich historical literature of medieval Islam, but even in the literatures of the Coptic and other Christian churches, of the Byzantines, of the Jews, or anyone else who might have thought the destruction of a great library worthy of comment.
That the story still survives, and is repeated, despite all these objections, is testimony to the enduring power of a myth."
Death comes to everyone. We must stand proud as Afghans in the defense of Islam.
Believe in God, for with the grace of God the American rockets will go astray and we will be saved.
We have destroyed 80 percent of the statues. There is only small amount left and we will destroy that soon.
Back in 1962, when prayer was removed by the Supreme Court, something happened to America's soul and America's schools. Our nation became increasingly secular and less tolerant of moral standards and
values. Since America became too proud to pray to the God of Heaven who created us, we have been reaping the rewards. Crime is way up. The family has broken up. The test scores of students have taken a submarine dive. It's time for a change!
We don't think this is breaking the law, but if it is, I don't think they're going to take thousands of people to jail.
One of the highest ranking authorities in the Mormon Church; acting prophet as of 2007
There is a temptation for the writer or the teacher of church history to want to tell everything, whether it is worthy or faith promoting or not. Some things that are true are not very useful.
US Secretary of Education (under the administration of G W Bush) and thus the figurehead of American public education
things equal, I would prefer to have a child in a school that has a strong appreciation for the values of the Christian community, where a child is taught to have a strong faith.
Evangelical activist billed as a 'converted and reformed welfare mother': poster child of the Christian anti-welfare movement
Anybody that believes in separation of church and state needs to leave right now.
Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.
We are Muslims, but we are Americans. We Muslims, Americans, stand today with
a heavy weight on our shoulder that those who would dare do such dastardly acts claim our faith. They are no believers in God at all.
is the wake-up call for both the American public and our elected officials. If we do not amend the Massachusetts State Constitution so that it explicitly protects marriage as the union of one man and one woman, and if we do not amend the US Constitution
with a federal marriage amendment that will protect marriage on the federal level, we will lose marriage in this nation.
I want people of faith on my side, not just voting on election day but by hoisting me up
by getting down on your knees and lifting me up in prayer. Those who have a different view of things are already organizing...Will you stand in the gap with those of us who believe there's a God, and a God who is strong? We can stand in the gap together
and speak about issues we believe in and we will be victorious.
Tell us we are Catholics first and Americans or Englishmen afterwards; of course we are. Tell us in conflict between the Church and the civil government we side with the Church; of course we do.
Why, if the government of the United States were at war with the Church, we would say tomorrow, to hell with the government of the United States; and if the Church and all the governments of the world were at war, we would say, to hell with the governments
of the world.
Why is it that in this country, where we have only seven percent of the population, the Catholic Church is so much feared? She is loved by all her children and feared by everybody. Why is it that
the Pope has such tremendous power? Why, the Pope is the ruler of the world. All the emperors, all the kings, all the princes, all the presidents of the world, are as these altar boys of mine. The Pope is the ruler of the world.
If you got to castrate your miser'ble self with a piece o' rusty barb wire, do it.
You gotta worship at the Shrine Of the Almighty Anal Copulation God ... the Great God Rectum, that's what we call it.
You tellin' these miser'ble, Hell-bound, bath house-wallowing, anal-copulating fags that God loves them!? You have bats in the belfry!
There is no substantive, rational defense; I mean, the other side doesn't have a case.
[Dr. Constain James] refuted so well the aberrations of Darwinism.... [A system] which is repugnant at once to history, to the tradition of
all people, to exact science, to observed facts, and even to reason itself, would seem to need no refutation. But the corruption of this age, the machinations of the perverse, the danger of the simple, demand that such fancies, altogether absurd though
they are, should -- since they borrow the mask of science -- be refuted by true science.
God has chosen, through his son Jesus Christ, this time, this place for all Christians --
Protestants, Catholics and Orthodox -- to save our country and save our courts.
The American experiment is not a theocracy and does not establish an official religion, but the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States are rooted in a Christian perspective
of the nature of government and the nature of man. The challenge of the next millennium will be to preserve the American experiment by restoring its Christian perspective.
Journal-Constitution: Contemptuous of Justices
"[Pryor has] vigorously championed the causes of the religious and political right, at times even disparaging sitting Supreme Court justices."
There are no atheists in foxholes.
For Dr Shaikh's own protection, we sought his arrest. Otherwise, he might have been killed in the streets.
Even if someone is only half-conscious when speaking against the Prophet, he must die. In Dr Shaikh's case, his relatives have come to see us, saying the man is sorry and that he repents. But to be
sorry now is not enough. Even if a man is sorry, he must die.
The Subtle Fulmination of the Encircled Sea
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