The faith that stands on authority is not faith. The reliance on authority measures the decline of religion, the withdrawal of the soul.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American essayist, lecturer, poet
“The Over-Soul,” Essays: First Series, ch. 9 (1841)
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