Quotations

“Every man prefers belief
to the exercise of judgement.” – Seneca

“What have been Christianity’s fruits?
Superstition, bigotry, and persecution.” – James Madison

“Every formula of every religion has in this age of reason,
to submit to the acid test of reason and universal justice
if it is to ask for universal assent.” – M. K. Gandhi

“Generally speaking
the men who have written on India
were a set of liars.” – Strabo

“What India gives us about Christianity in its midst
is indeed nothing but pure fables.” –  Alphonse Mingana

“The oriental ubiquity of St. Thomas’s apostolate is explained
by the fact that the geographical term ‘India’ included the lands
washed by the Indian Ocean as far as the China Sea in the east
and the Arabian peninsula, Ethiopia,
and the African coast in the west.” – Leonardo Olschki

“The Nestorians of India venerated St. Thomas
as the patron of Asiatic Christianity—mark,
not of Indian Christianity”. – Leonardo Olschki


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