Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Waldo Beach, fully William Waldo Beach

American Christian Ethicist and Scholar, Professor of Religion at Duke University Divinity School

"It is not just negative inertia and caution which lie behind racial discrimination, but the positive counterfaiths which produce them. The “conflicting valuations” turn out to be a warfare of the gods in the soul of man. Ultimately the racial problem is not one of hypocrisy but idolatry."