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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    pull up its skirt and give it a look?
    Tried that with a chicken... didn't help.
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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    Well?
    Neither. God is not a person. Any description that attaches personal attributes to God are just very vague analogies that allow man to imagine *something*, at least a remote glimpse of God, but the analogy should not be mistaken for reality. God is incomprehensible by definition, as the comprehended (man) can never fully understand the comprehending (God).

    It is my belief that God sent countless messengers or prophets to mankind, who founded new religions or rather "updated" old ones. Among others, Abraham, Moses, Krishna, Zarathustra, Buddha, Jesus, Mohammed and Baha'u'llah were such divine prophets sent by the one and only God, and accordingly, all of the religions they founded are equally true. Differences in these religions are due to the necessities of a fallible, developing mankind in different stages of its development.

    That's a fundamental teaching of my religion, so I have to conclude that all those seemingly conflicting images of God and metaphysical explanations in these different religions are equally true, and where we perceive unreconcilable differences, we either don't try hard enough to concile them, or hit the barrier of our limited fallible human understanding.

    The different religions are just looking at the same reality from different perspectives. Likewise, God is not anymore a person than He is a force, a principle or a manner of thinking.
    "Not learning from mistakes is worse than committing mistakes. When you don't allow yourself to make mistakes, it is hard to be tolerant of others and it does not allow even God to be merciful."

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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    Tried that with a chicken... didn't help.
    Yeah if god was a snake you'd need a "sexting probe"



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    Re: Is God male or female?

    To be the creator, God would have to be a hermaphrodite. I don't mean that to be snarky, just realistic. The odds are the God doesn't look a whole lot like you do.

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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Quote Originally Posted by German guy View Post
    Neither. God is not a person. Any description that attaches personal attributes to God are just very vague analogies that allow man to imagine *something*, at least a remote glimpse of God, but the analogy should not be mistaken for reality. God is incomprehensible by definition, as the comprehended (man) can never fully understand the comprehending (God).

    It is my belief that God sent countless messengers or prophets to mankind, who founded new religions or rather "updated" old ones. Among others, Abraham, Moses, Krishna, Zarathustra, Buddha, Jesus, Mohammed and Baha'u'llah were such divine prophets sent by the one and only God, and accordingly, all of the religions they founded are equally true. Differences in these religions are due to the necessities of a fallible, developing mankind in different stages of its development.

    That's a fundamental teaching of my religion, so I have to conclude that all those seemingly conflicting images of God and metaphysical explanations in these different religions are equally true, and where we perceive unreconcilable differences, we either don't try hard enough to concile them, or hit the barrier of our limited fallible human understanding.

    The different religions are just looking at the same reality from different perspectives. Likewise, God is not anymore a person than He is a force, a principle or a manner of thinking.
    I have thought much the same... very good explanation though.
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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    Yeah if god was a snake you'd need a "sexting probe"
    If God was a snake wouldn't we be following Lucifer?
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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    If God was a snake wouldn't we be following Lucifer?
    that or Thulsa Doom (extra credit if you get the reference without google)


    good point-order up some apples



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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    Tried that with a chicken... didn't help.
    why did you try that with a chicken?

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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    I thought that the Trinity was Father, Son (Jesus) and Holy Spirit. Doesn't that mean that Jesus IS God? Then what is the Father?
    They're all God, technically; just different aspects of him. "God the Father" is God as he appears in heaven, in his purest form. "God the Son" is God's earthly avatar and link with humanity. I'm not entirely sure what the Holy Spirit signifies, but I think it has something to do with God's all encompassing presence throughout creation.

    All are distinct entities which somehow make up the greater nature of one complete being.

    How exactly all of this works is completely beyond me. I'm pretty sure that I just completely butchered the explanation I provided above anyway.

    Quote Originally Posted by specklebang View Post
    To be the creator, God would have to be a hermaphrodite. I don't mean that to be snarky, just realistic. The odds are the God doesn't look a whole lot like you do.
    Why would a deity need sex organs at all?
    Last edited by Gathomas88; 08-23-13 at 01:06 AM.

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    Re: Is God male or female?

    Why not start with whether there is such a thing as God?

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