"[Most Christians] call Muhammad a terrorist. They could call Jesus a terrorist too. I mean, he was pretty tough on money lenders a time or two."

Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General, at the National Press Club.

"Individuals who are demonstrative about their religion do not share the same values, tenets, or practices, and thus do not represent a cross-section of society."

Joseph F. Lisa, New Jersey appellate judge, ruling that overtly religious people can be barred from serving on juries.

"The word family has taken on a wonderful and extended meaning … and can include people like coworkers or roommates."

Angela Shapiro, president of the ABC Family cable network, explaining the channel's racier fare.

"In the story of Noah's ark, the snake lived next to the dove. In our own church tradition, the snake coiled itself around the dove in order to protect it."

Bihman Samarchy, one of four Christian monks in residence at Mar Matta, Iraq's oldest monastery, on religious freedom in the country.

Sources: CNSNews.com, Associated Press, Boston Herald, Reuters

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N.J. appeals court: Overtly religious people can be barred from juries—Associated Press (Jan. 19, 2003)

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