Quotes From Religious Leaders

Posted by: Andee / Category: , ,


"If you go all the way back to the days just following creation, men lived nine hundred years or more."
[Pat Robertson, Answers to 200 of Life's most Probing Questions, Bantom Books, 1984]

"Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians."
[Pat Robertson]

"Many of those people involved with Adolph Hitler were Satanists, many of them were homosexuals--the two things seem to go together."
[Pat Robertson, "The 700 Club," 1/21/93, ADL report on Religious Right, page 131]

"AIDS is the wrath of a just God against homosexuals. To oppose it would be like an Israelite jumping in the Red Sea to save one of Pharaoh's chariotters".

"The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country."
Jerry Falwell Sermon, July 4, 1976


"No, I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered as patriots. This is one nation under God."
[George H.W. Bush, President of the United States in response to a reporters question]

"Evolution is a bankrupt speculative philosophy, not a scientific fact. Only a spiritually bankrupt society could ever believe it. ... Only atheists could accept this Satanic theory."
[Rev. Jimmy Swaggart]


"To assert that the earth revolves around the sun is as erroneous as to claim that Jesus was not born of a virgin."
[Cardinal Bellarmine, 1615, during the trial of Galileo]


3 comments:

  1. Maelstrom Says:

    lol, the last quote is such a fitting punchline

  1. Andee Says:

    I have to agree with you. I love this cartoon. :)

  1. Andee Says:

    Whoops, commented in the wrong article.

    I am still having flashbacks of the photo that was on my page! I can't think. Ewwww.

    Sorry.

    I love the last quote, too. I think it's ridiculous that the church didn't apologize sooner and admit they were wrong to Galileo. I guess anyone claiming to have personal contact with a God has to pretend they are always right about everything, huh?