quote by Calvin Miller

Our problem is this: we usually discover him within some denominational or Christian ghetto. We meet him in a province and, having caught some little view, we paint him in smaller strokes. The Lion of Judah is reduced to something kittenish because our understanding cannot, at first, write larger definitions.

— Calvin Miller

Most Powerful Judah quotations

The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them.

The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.

Judah Friedlander, I'm ok with you being the world champion for a few years more. That's a hook with legs. But I think he should make one more hat, that says 'there's a limit to how funny words on a hat can be'. And then move to a chapeau.

Right now, it's very difficult to single out one fighter, pound-for-pound, who is the best. Right now, it's very complex. Miguel Cotto, Mayweather and Zab Judah's a good fighter as well.

Jeremiah has to lament that there are as many altars as towns in Judah.

Throughout our world the cry of the poor so often goes unheard.

The prophets harangued Israel and Judah unceasingly about the powerless and marginalized, the overlooked widows, orphans, and "sojourners in our midst," who are still with us today as single mothers, hungry children, and helpless immigrants, wraiths invisible in our prosperous societies.

Servanthood does not nullify leadership;

it defines it. Jesus does not cease to be the Lion of Judah when He becomes the lamblike servant of the church.

Keith Powell and Judah Friedlander are like brothers to me.

In terms of pure physical effort, today was probably as hard as I've worked in any part. I spent the morning rowing, including the change of speeds Arrius [the Roman commander] test Judah with. A real bone-breaker.

Got the eye of the tiger, the lion of Judah

Every universe, our own included, begins in conversation.

Every golem in the history of the world, from Rabbi Hanina's delectable goat to the river-clay Frankenstein of Rabbi Judah Loew ben Bezalel, was summoned into existence through language, through murmuring, recital, and kabbalistic chitchat -- was, literally, talked into life.