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Paul Tillich
(1886-1965) born on
Aug 20
German-US theologian. He was a leading Protestant thinker who brought Christianity and contemporary culture together, e.g., "I Loved a Girl."
The first duty of love is to listen.

Being religious means asking passionately the question of the meaning of our existence and being willing to receive answers, even if the answers hurt.
Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.
The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Recalled on his death, 22 Oct 1965.
R: In "Saturday Evening Post," 14 Jun 1958.
A: "Dynamics of Faith," 1957.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: From an Internet collection of quotations.

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