Bede Jarrett

Bede
Jarrett
1881
1934

English Dominican Preacher

Author Quotes

Religion is not an opiate, for religion does not help people to forget, but to remember. It does not dull people. It does not say take, but give.

The truth may be one, final, determined, but my apprehension of it can never be anything of the kind; it is changing continuously.

A mystic is not one who sees God in nature, but one for whom God and nature fit into one plane.

Its effects on the soul is to be measured neither by the guilt nor by the temporal punishment inexorably fixed, but by that deep sense of loneliness it brings with it.

Not holiness alone, but the beauty of holiness, is required to bind our hearts, our whole souls to God.

Religion is not an opiate, for religion does not help people to forget, but to remember. It does not dull people. IT does not say, Take, but Give.

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First Name
Bede
Last Name
Jarrett
Birth Date
1881
Death Date
1934
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English Dominican Preacher