- John Brown (Covenanter) (1627–1685), Scottish Protestant martyr
- John Brown (essayist) (1715–1766), English clergyman
- John Brown (theologian) (1722–1787), Scottish clergyman and Biblical commentator
- John Brown (Vicar of St Mary's, Leicester) (died 1845), eloquent British evangelical preacher
- John Brown (minister) (1784–1858), Scottish clergyman and writer
- John Newton Brown (1803–1868), Baptist teacher, minister and publisher
- John Brown (writer) (1830–1922), Doctor of Divinity, pastor of Bunyan's Chapel, and author of many works of theology and church history
- John Henry Hobart Brown (1831–1888), Episcopal bishop of Fond du Lac
- John Brown (bishop) (born 1930), Anglican bishop
- John Brown (Mormon pioneer) (1820–1897)
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“Democracy and Republicanism in their best partisan utterances alike declare for human rights. Jefferson, the father of Democracy, Lincoln, the embodiment of Republicanism, and the Divine author of the religion on which true civilization rests, all proclaim the equal rights of all men.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“The great end of all religion ... is to purify our heartsand conquer our passionsand in a word, to make us wiser and better menbetter neighboursbetter citizensand better servants of GOD.”
—Laurence Sterne (17131768)
“Ones religion is whatever he is most interested in, and yours is Success.”
—J.M. (James Matthew)