“Every religion must be tried at the bar of human justice, and stand or fall by the verdict there. It has no right to crouch behind the theory of “inspiration” and demand immunity from criticism. And yet that is just what every one of the
m does. They all claim that we have no right to use our reason on their inventions.
But evil cannot be made good by revelation, and good cannot be made evil by persecution.” - Helen H. Gardener