We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Denomination Quotes from Anthea Butler, Ahmed Zewail, David Trimble, Tony Campolo, Colin Powell. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
The decision to allow clergy to perform same-sex marriages at the discretion of the congregation poses challenges for seminaries training new pastors who come from denominations fundamentally opposed on biblical grounds to same-sex marriage.
Syria is the proud heir of an ancient civilization that has a unique spectrum of minorities that encompasses Muslims and Christians of various denominations. There are at least ten such ethnic and religious groups.
There are two traditions in Northern Ireland. There are two main religious denominations. But there is only one true moral denomination. And it wants peace.
There are reasons why Religious Right Evangelicals will continue to dominate religious discourse, not only in their own sector of the Christian community, but also in what transpires in mainline denominations.
I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them.
Every religious group, while perhaps a majority somewhere, is also inevitably a minority somewhere else. Thus, religious organizations should and do show tolerance toward members of other religious denominations.
Issues over same-sex marriage and LGBT people in the PCUSA are not new: there is a 40-plus year history of arguments and tacit agreements over the issue of sexuality in the denomination, and the first openly gay minister in the PCUSA was ordained in 2011.
That I am not a member of any Christian church is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures, and I have never spoken with intentional disrespect of religion in general, or of any denomination of Christians in particular.
I grew up Protestant. My dad was a Charismatic pastor of the Families of God denomination. Often, we noticed that – during a lot of his evangelistic-type services – that some of the Amish and Old Order Mennonite couples would come and stand across the street from the church and look in the door.
I’m on record as being understood to be a supporter of a reformed establishment, in which other Christian denominations, and other faiths, play a major part.
I don’t think Jerusalem should be controlled 100% by religious people of any denomination, sect, or religion – even my own.
After lengthy consideration, my views have evolved sufficiently to support marriage equality legislation. This position doesn’t require any religious denomination to alter any of its tenets; it simply forbids government from discrimination regarding who can marry whom.
I was raised Catholic and I’m Presbyterian now, but I’ve always been a Christian, regardless of denomination. I believe that Jesus is the way.
Churches should be able to decide what kinds of unions are sanctified by their denomination, but not what kinds of unions are accepted in the civil arena.
All civil rights and the right to hold office were to be extended to persons of any Christian denomination.
If you have a film that’s talking about God, you would think that it would appeal to people that consider themselves religious, whatever denomination they’re attached to.
I define God as an energy – a spiritual energy. It has no denomination. It has no judgments.
I believe in full freedom for Christians of all denominations.
By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion; and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing, and are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty.
If people in Russia do not take the path of traditional, pure Sufi Islam, Russia will lose out. All the other denominations, like Wahhabism, are new inventions for our country – we have never had it, and we will never accept it.
For many years, the work advanced but slowly. One denomination after another embarked in the undertaking; and now, American missionaries are seen in almost every land and every clime.
What this denomination stands for is, really, is the universal vision of all people being treated fairly under the law as God sees us in His sight.
I’m a firm believer in God himself, but that’s as far as I can go. I’m not any denomination. I’m not Catholic or Presbyterian or Baptist or Methodist or Jewish or Muslim. I’m none of those things. And I’m sure that’s just fine with God.
I don’t consider myself any denomination.
For most of American history, of course, the important religious divides were between denominations – not just between Protestants and Catholics and Jews but between Lutherans and Episcopalians and Southern Baptists and the other endlessly fine-tuned sects.