Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints History

Famous quotes containing the words saints, history, church, jesus and/or christ:

    Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand; to execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people; to bind their kings with chains and their nobles with fetters of iron; to execute upon them the judgment written.
    Bible: Hebrew Psalms 149:5-9.

    To summarize the contentions of this paper then. Firstly, the phrase ‘the meaning of a word’ is a spurious phrase. Secondly and consequently, a re-examination is needed of phrases like the two which I discuss, ‘being a part of the meaning of’ and ‘having the same meaning.’ On these matters, dogmatists require prodding: although history indeed suggests that it may sometimes be better to let sleeping dogmatists lie.
    —J.L. (John Langshaw)

    Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun.
    Stephen Spender (1909–1995)

    A name? Oh, Jesus Christ. Ah, God, I’ve been called by a million names all my life. I don’t want a name. I’m better off with a grunt or a groan for a name.
    Bernardo Bertolucci (b. 1940)

    ‘Thou art none of mine, brother Lazarus,
    That lies begging at my gate.
    No meat, no drink, will I give thee,
    For Jesus Christ his sake.’
    Unknown. Dives and Lazarus (l. 13–16)