Universalism Quotes


Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people; everywhere governments have forced and are forcing Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects. Arthur Keith

We believe that an individual must endeavor to assume the universalism inherent in the human condition. Frantz Fanon

The primary ideology that operated to create, socialize, and reproduce them was not the ideology of racism. It was that of universalism. Immanuel Wallerstein

...I have great hopes for the possibility of a dynamic universalism that respects all our people. Anthony Braxton

I do' believe in universalism, but I do believe in Jesus Christ, the reconciler of all Karl Barth

The force of universalism is in you Basques, not in the Spanish state Slavoj Zizek

Universalism as an ideal is as old as nay, is probably much more ancient than the Christian ideal. Arthur Keith

Civilization, we shall find, like Universalism and Christianity, is anti evolutionary in its effects; it works against the laws and conditions which regulated the earlier stages of man's ascent. Arthur Keith

We Unitarian Universalists have inherited a magnificent theological legacy. In a sweeping answer to creeds that divide the human family, Unitarianism proclaims that we spring from a common source; Universalism, that we share a common destiny. Forrest Church

The universalism of Islam, in its all-embracing creed, is imposed on the believers as a continuous process of warfare, psychological and political, if not strictly military. . . . The Jihad, accordingly, may be stated as a doctrine of a permanent state of war, not continuous fighting. Majid Khadduri

I don't believe in universalism, but I do believe in Jesus Christ, the reconciler of all Karl Barth

The way in which these two practices contain each other is that it has always been possible to use the one against the other: to use racism-sexism to prevent universalism from moving too far in the direction of egalitarianism; to use universalism to prevent racism-sexism from moving too far in the direction of a caste system that would inhibit the work force mobility so necessary for the capitalist accumulation process. Immanuel Wallerstein

Tony [Campolo] and I might disagree on the details, but I think we are both trying to find an alternative to both traditional Universalism and the narrow, exclusivist understanding of hell [that unless you explicitly accept and follow Jesus, you are excluded from eternal life with God and destined for hell]. Brian D. McLaren

Scripture starts with the particular and then universalizes it. You are called to love your concrete individual neighbor and then to realize that every individual is your neighbor. The point is not to destroy concrete neighborhood in a fit of universalism but to expand the local neighborhood and embrace the universal neighborhood. Peter Kreeft

Whatever the universal perspective one adopts, it is important to recognise that some form of universalism is politically and ethically necessary. Alison Assiter

Four sets of institutional imperatives-universalism [truth-claims are to be subjected to preestablished impersonal criteria], communism [scientific property is a heritage held in common], disinterestedness, organized skepticism-are taken to comprise the ethos of modern science. Robert K. Merton

In the emerging world of ethnic conflict and civilizational clash, Western belief in the universality of Western culture suffers three problems: it is false; it is immoral; and it is dangerous ... Imperialism is the necessary logical consequence of universalism. Samuel P Huntington

I don't believe in universalism, but I do believe in Jesus Christ, the reconciler of all Karl Barth

America thrives on identity politics, left and right. But France is opposed to the idea. Since the Revolution, the French have enthroned the idea of universalism. All of us must be equal before the law as abstract individuals, and that extends to the arts. Edmund White

Coming out of WWII, there was the assumption, the hope, the vision of a world at peace, of a kind of Wilsonian universalism, that we and the Soviets would get along, we'd have a kind of lovefest for as far into the future as anyone could see. Robert Dallek



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