I feel that segregation is totally unchristian, and that it is against everything the Christian religion stands for.
He [Tolstoy] saw and deplored the beginning of a class struggle which has ended as we now know in Bolshevism . Class hatred and strife appeared to Tolstoy as frightfully immoral and unchristian and he pled fervently with the rich to change their manner of living.p.71 (Why We Fail as Christians (1919))
We must not only seek to change the moral characters of individuals, we must make an intelligent and strenuous effort to change the present social system. Thought and energy must be devoted to the eradicating of all elements of our present system that are anti-social and unchristian...p.71 (Something More, A Consideration of the Vast, Undeveloped Resources of Life (1920))
Not even when the political freedom of a nation is at stake should the Christian militant make use of an unchristian weapon. The following of Jesus Christ is infinitely more important than the maintenance of political liberty at the expense of his principles.Ch.6 p.100 (The Sword or the Cross, Which Should be the Weapon of the Christian Militant? (1921))
The Christian in Belgium or in England in 1914 should not have gone to war, in my opinion, since war is violently unchristian. He should have been Christian, that is, he should have lived in the spirit of Jesus Christ, returning good for evil, love for hatred, mercy for cruelty, kindness for atrocity. Even if his country had been conquered by Germany, he would have confronted the same situation which Jesus faced, and like Jesus he should have sought to get rid of the oppressor by other means than the sword.Ch.6 p.101-102 (The Sword or the Cross, Which Should be the Weapon of the Christian Militant? (1921))
To increase the number of men and women in all lands who will refuse absolutely to sanction the use of any unchristian weapon, who will follow without compromise the teaching and example of Jesus Christ, and who will seek diligently by every possible means to spread abroad in the lives of individuals and of nations the spirit of Jesus, this is the only sure way to abolish war.Ch.6 p.107 (The Sword or the Cross, Which Should be the Weapon of the Christian Militant? (1921))
Stupid people, who do not know how to laugh, are always pompous and self-conceited; that is, ungentle, uncharitable, unchristian.William Makepeace Thackeray, in Sketches and Travels in Londonm : Mr. Brown's Letters to His Nephew (1856), "On Love, Marriage, Men and Women"
Even bear-baiting was esteemed heathenish and unchristian: the sport of it, not the inhumanity, gave offence.David Hume
When sometimes our own unchristian prejudices flame out against the Jewish people, let us remember that all that we have and all that we are we owe, under God, to what Judaism gave us.Lyman Abbott, p. 131. (From "A Book of Jewish Thoughts" ed. J. H. Hertz (Oxford University Press, 1920))
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