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    In isolated societies creeds can be preserved. It is where people of different traditions, outlook and creeds mingle freely and exchange ideas that religious beliefs begin to be eroded. No one changes his beliefs without some instigation, some novel experience, some modification of the customary course of things, and in a closed society people believe what all their fellows obviously believe. Only when they are brought into contact with persons whom they respect holding different views do they begin to look at their inherited beliefs critically.

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Fundamentalists believe Jesus was God becoming man. I believe that Jesus was man becoming God.

Fundamentalists believe Jesus was God becoming man. I believe that Jesus was man becoming God.

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It is always right that a man should be able to render a reason for the faith that is within read more

It is always right that a man should be able to render a reason for the faith that is within him.

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I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so read more

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.

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For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things read more

For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made... [Romans 1:20].

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You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all read more

You can safely assume that you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.

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So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.

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It will yet be the proud boast of women that they never contributed a line to the Bible.

It will yet be the proud boast of women that they never contributed a line to the Bible.

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Do you know how to digest your food? Do you know how to fill your lungs with air? Do you read more

Do you know how to digest your food? Do you know how to fill your lungs with air? Do you know how to establish, regulate and direct the metabolism of your body -- the assimilation of foodstuff so that it builds muscles, bones and flesh? No, you don't know how consciously, but there is a wisdom within you that does know.

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The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

The Bible may be the truth, but it is not the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

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