"Christianity persecuted, tortured, and burned. Like a hound it tracked the very scent of heresy. It kindled wars, and nursed furious hatreds and ambitions. It sanctified, quite like Mohammedanism, extermination and tyranny."
“The greatest danger which confronts our nation today is not political but religious,” said Ricker. “You cannot have free schools, free speech and a free press where the mind is not free.”