Sunday, November 16, 2008

on the intolerance of religion

The 20th century gave rise to one of the greatest and most distressing paradoxes of human history: that the greatest intolerance and violence of that century were practiced by those who believed that religion caused intolerance and violence.
~ Alister McGrath, The Twilight of Atheism: The Rise and Fall of Disbelief in the Modern World, p.230
(cited in Timothy Keller, The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism, p.5).

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