However, I think I can have it both ways.
Someone should have noticed."— Dan Barker, ibid.
In the New Testament there is internal evidence that parts of it have proceeded from an extraordinary man; and that other parts are of the fabric of very inferior minds.
Or have we found angels in the forms of kings to govern him?
This marks the lowest grade of ignorance, of which their political as well as religious leaders will always avail themselves for their own purposes."
— Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Alexander Humboldt, 1813"Millions of innocent men, women and children, since the introduction of Christianity, have been burnt, tortured, fined, imprisoned; yet we have not advanced one inch towards uniformity.
BBC - Religions - Christianity: Abortion
Spitz (1916-1975)"If we are honest — and scientists have to be — we must admit that religion is a jumble of false assertions, with no basis in reality.
The Kant-Friesian Theory of Religion, Rudolf Otto
It seems to me that theists of all kinds have very largely failed to make their concept of a deity intelligible; and to the extent that they have made it intelligible, they have given us no reason to think that anything answers to it."