William H. Shannon Quotes

Two Quotes by: William H. Shannon of Nazareth College Professor Emeritus of Theology.

This forgetfulness, of our oneness with God, is not just a personal experience, it is the corporate experience of humanity. Indeed, this is one way to understanding original sin. We are in God, but we donít seem to know it. We are in paradise, but we donít realize it.
Book: by William Shannon entitled: Seeds of Peace, p. 66. Published: 1st March 1996.
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This is a typical patriarchal notion of God. He is the God of Noah who sees people deep in sin, repents that He made them and resolves to destroy them. He is the God of the desert who sends snakes to bite His people because they murmured against Him. He is the God of David who practically decimates a people Ö He is the God who exacts the last drop of blood from His Son, so that His just anger, evoked by sin, may be appeased. This God whose moods alternate between graciousness and fierce anger Ö This God does not exist.
Book: by William Shannon entitled: Silence on Fire (New York, NY: The Crossroad Publishing Company, 1995 edition), pp. 109-110. Published: 1991.
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