"Jesus refused to have his identity pinned down or labeled in any way, always he pointed to God and never to himself. Christians, of course, have ignored this lesson – indeed, some idolize the man as if he were Almighty God.
"What is there about the human mind that needs some ‘idol’ – be it an entertainer, athlete, public figure, guru, master, or even a saint? Maybe it’s because people regard God as so utterly transcendent that they give up knowing God and settle, instead, for some idol. Obviously the ‘Golden Calf’ is still around."The Real Christ, page 74