Quotes, etc.

Change your language and you change your thoughts. –Karl Albrecht

No statement about God is simply, literally true. God is far more than can be measured, described, defined in ordinary language, or pinned down to any particular happening. –David Jenkins

Our words and images for the Divine carry great power to shape belief and actions for justice and peace. —Jann Aldredge-Clanton

The argument is made that naming God is never really naming God, but only naming our understanding of God. To take our idea of the divine and hold them as if they correspond to the reality of God is thus to construct a conceptual idol built from the materials of our mind. —Peter Rollins

Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other peoples’ thinking. –Steve Jobs (Stanford Commencement, 2005)

It is those who insist that God must always be described as male who are neglecting the wealth of the biblical and ecclesiastical tradition, and the commandment to avoid placing our understanding of God in the place of God. —Tobias Stanislas Haller