"If a single one of these gentlemen is correct, if a believer of any type is
right, the essential
truth for man, the real drama of life, in comparison with which the secular story of the race,
is a puppet-show and the unfolding of the universe is a triviality, is the dialogue of the
immortal soul and the eternal God. Yet it seems that there is nothing in the world so hard to
discover as this. The theory refutes itself."
The Psychology of Religion.
"The theist and the scientist are rival interpreters of nature, the one
retreats as the other advances."
The Existence of God.
"A law of nature is not a formula drawn up by a legislator, but a mere summary
of the observed facts -- a "bundle of facts." Things do not act in a particular way because
there is a law, but we state the "law" because they act in that way."
Existence of God.
"The sentiments attributed to Christ are in the Old Testament. They were
familiar in the Jewish schools and to all the Pharisees, long before the time of Christ, as
they were familiar in all the civilizations of the earth -- Egyptian, Babylonian, and Persian,
Greek, and Hindu."
The Sources of the Morality of the Gospels.
"Any body of men who believe in hell will persecute whenever they
have the power."
What Gods Cost Men.