„This will to live was the first thing that Judaism gave to Christianity: hence that contradiction, which even today seems to many an inexplicable riddle, between a doctrine of inner conversion, toleration and mercifulness, and a religion of exclusive self-assertion and fanatical intolerance.“

—  Houston Stewart Chamberlain, libro The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century

The Foundations of the Nineteenth Century (Die Grundlagen des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts) (1899)

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„The Church is now more like the Scribes and Pharisees than like Christ… What are now called the "essential doctrines" of the Christian religion he does not even mention.“

—  Florence Nightingale English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing 1820 - 1910

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„Of true Religion Works of Mercy seem
To be the plainest Proof in Christ's Esteem“

—  John Byrom Poet, inventor of a shorthand system 1692 - 1763

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„With the ever-growing impact of science on our lives, religion and spirituality have a greater role to play by reminding us of our humanity. There is no contradiction between the two.“

—  Tenzin Gyatso spiritual leader of Tibet 1935

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—  Ralph Borsodi American economist 1886 - 1977

The Challenge of Asia. Quoted from Lal, K. S. (1999). Theory and practice of Muslim state in India. New Delhi: Aditya Prakashan. Chapter 1, (quoting from Ram Swarup, Hindu View of Christianity and Islam, Voice of India, New Delhi, 1992, pp. 48-49)

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„Perhaps he doesn’t realize the implication of his own position, viz. that by these standards, proselytising religions like Christianity and Islam, even without counting crusades and jihad, are ipso facto intrinsically “intolerant.”“

—  Koenraad Elst orientalist, writer 1959

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