Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by James Baldwin
Christianity has operated with an unmitigated arrogance and cruelty—necessarily, since a religion ordinarily imposes on those who have discovered the true faith the spiritual duty of liberating the infidels.
James Baldwin (1924–1987), U.S. author. repr. In The Fire Next Time (1963). "Letter from a Region in My Mind," New Yorker (Nov. 17, 1962).
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.