Steve Turner Quotes.

1. "There's three different kinds of Christian," said Cash. "There's preaching Christians, church-playing Christians, and then there's practicing Christian. I'm trying very hard to be a practicing Christian."
- Quote by Steve Turner

2. "If the rock band U2 had been born in Orange County, California, would they have become just another church worship band?"
- Quote by Steve Turner

3. "If chance be the Father of all flesh, Disaster is his rainbow in the sky, And when you hear State of Emergency! Sniper Kills Ten! Troops on Rampage! Whites go Looting! Bomb Blasts School! It is but the sound of man worshiping his maker."
- Steve Turner, Poems

4. "I would say that the gospel of the Beatles is not found in their conformity to an orthodox creed, especially the creeds of the Christian churches, but in their hunger for transcendence."
- Steve Turner, The Gospel According to the Beatles

5. "The arts can sharpen the vision, quicken the intellect, preserve the memory, activate the conscience, enhance the understanding and refresh the language."
- Steve Turner, Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts

6. "A corollary of this has been that Christians have thought that they should only create art with a Pollyanna quality to it: paintings of birds and kittens, movies that extol family life and end happily, songs that are positive and uplifting – in short, works of art that show a world that is almost unfallen where no one experiences conflict and where sin is naughty rather than wicked."
- Steve Turner, Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts

7. "How much of life is Christ to be Lord over? Is he only interested in that part of life we think of as religious or spiritual? Or is he interested in every facet of our lives—body, soul, mind and spirit?"
- Steve Turner, Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts

8. "It should also be remembered that art created to change minds often actually does more to bolster the spirit of those already in agreement than it does to convert opponents."
- Steve Turner, Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts

9. "Rembrandt didn’t idealize his subjects. He painted what he saw, which was a mixture of glory and fallenness. He was criticized by his contemporaries for using washerwomen as his models rather than women who looked like Greek goddesses."
- Steve Turner, Imagine: A Vision for Christians in the Arts

10. "We believe that religions are basically the same…they only differ on matters of creation, sin, heaven, hell, God, and salvation."
- Steve Turner, Up To Date