JAROSLAV PELIKAN QUOTES

“Tradition is the living faith of the dead; traditionalism is the dead faith of the living.”

“The history of Christianity, like the history of any other religion, is a history of progress and regression, of faith and doubt, of purity and corruption, of enlightenment and superstition, of reason and unreason.”

“Theology is faith seeking understanding; it is the attempt to give an account of the faith that one holds. Without faith, there is no theology.”

“To understand the history of Christianity is to understand the history of the world; the two are intertwined and inseparable.”

“The great religious traditions of the world are not mutually exclusive, but they are not all the same. Each has its own unique contribution to the human search for truth and meaning.”

“The intellectual life is inseparable from the spiritual life; we must seek to integrate our faith and reason, our belief and our thought.”

“One of the marvels of Christianity is that it has survived in spite of itself; its history is a story of human frailty and divine grace.”

“The greatest service we can do for our children is to teach them the stories and the songs of our faith; they are the inheritance that will sustain them.”

“The Bible is the most influential book in the history of Western civilization; its impact on language, literature, art, and music is immeasurable.”

“The Christian faith is a journey; it is a pilgrimage of the heart and the mind.”

“Theology is not a static discipline; it is a living conversation that spans the centuries and the continents.”

“The Church is not a collection of individuals, but a community of believers; it is the Body of Christ, and we are all members.”

“The Gospel is not a message of triumphalism or moralism, but of grace and redemption.” BHAGWAD GEETA QUOTES IN HINDI

“The history of Christianity is a history of challenge and response, of crisis and opportunity.”

“The Christian faith does not offer easy answers, but it does offer the only answer that ultimately matters.”

“Theology is not an abstract exercise, but a practical discipline that must be lived out in the world.”

“The study of history is not an escape from the present, but a way of understanding it.”

“The Church is not a museum of the past, but a living organism that must adapt and change to meet the challenges of the present and the future.”

“The Christian faith is not only a matter of belief, but of action; it calls us to walk the path of discipleship.”

“The Bible is not a book of answers, but of questions; it invites us to engage with it and wrestle with its meaning.”

“Theology is not a matter of finding the right answer, but of asking the right questions.”

“The Christian faith is not a set of doctrines, but a way of life that must be embodied in our relationships with others.”

“The history of Christianity is not just the story of great men and women, but of ordinary people who lived out their faith in extraordinary ways.”

“The Christian faith is not a journey that we make alone, but a pilgrimage that we make together as the people of God.”