Quote of the Day 4-6-14 (James Madison)

Posted: April 6, 2014 in Christianity, Quotations, Religion, Writing
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James Madison, Hamilton's major collaborator, ...

James Madison, Hamilton’s major collaborator, later President of the United States and “Father of the Constitution” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“During almost fifteen centuries has the legal establishment of Christianity been on trial.  What have been its fruits? More or less, in all places, pride and indolence in the clergy, ignorance and servility in the laity, in both, superstition, bigotry and persecution.”

James Madison “A Memorial and Remonstrance” addressed to the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 1785

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Quoted in The Heretic’s Handbook of Quotations

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