15 nov. 2013

Bertrand Russell-citat angående #prataomKristus

I must say that I think all this doctrine, that hell-fire is a punishment for sin, is a doctrine of cruelty. It is a doctrine that put cruelty into the world and gave the world generations of cruel torture; and the Christ of the Gospels, if you could take Him as His chroniclers represent Him, would certainly have to be considered partly responsible for that.
Från Why I Am Not A Christian av Bertrand Russell
Lite information: Why I Am Not a Christian is a 1927 essay by the British philosopher Bertrand Russell hailed by The Independent as "devastating in its use of cold logic", and listed in the New York Public Library's list of the most influential books of the 20th century.

Christ Crowned with Thorns
by Giovanni Battista Cima da Conegliano about 1510

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