Religion, beliefs & fantasie Is God Female or Male ?

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    What about God's sex ?
    Is he Male or Female ?
    Hermaphrodite, perhaps ?

    1. underhiswings profile image53
      underhiswingsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Religion, beliefs & fantasie Is God Female or Male ?

      Spell check, perhaps?

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        zampanoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        What's the point if you don't correct ?
        pussy cat...
        Can you tell us about the gender of god ?



        This should be taught at school.

  2. TimTurner profile image75
    TimTurnerposted 8 years ago

    If a god exists, it shouldn't have a sex.  Something like that shouldn't even matter at that level.

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    what matters ?

    1. TimTurner profile image75
      TimTurnerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      A being at that level wouldn't concern itself with a sex I would think.

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    i agree with Tim. God (if God exists), is genderless.

    "hermaprhodite"? yikes

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    TMinutposted 8 years ago

    Nothing physical, hermaphrodite is a physical condition so neither...and both. Or beyond male and female altogether. God is a spiritual entity, a wholeness of BEING so I don't see any limitation or constriction to sex.

    I know religions consider God one or the other - Heavenly Father, Mother Goddess, Jesus, Mary, Isis, Gaia (is this considered female?), Zeus, on and on but that's just because we can't really think of God otherwise until we've "seen".

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    oOo...maybe God is like Doctor Manhattan!

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    As a human, I cannot ask questions beyond an anthropomorphic dimension.

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    if there is a God, 'he' probably looks kind of like this...

    http://images.astronet.ru/pubd/2005/09/01/0001207784/ngc4725_spitzer_c70.jpg

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      zampanoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      cosette, I love you.
      The picture you show, is female all right.big_smile

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    TMinutposted 8 years ago

    Ah, but zampano, you can ask such things, that's why we have imagination and that's why people experience things beyond just this reality. If you haven't experienced such a thing, still, you can imagine, can you not? After all, many have come up with totally bizarre concepts for books and movies!

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    But imagine that God is a She. That God is a Mother.
    How would our nowdays perception of divinity be influenced ?
    Knowing that in general, mothers have the sweet soothing role.
    Would be religious human interpretations less cruel ?
    Would religion be a motive to peace rather than war ?

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    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    it's an eye! yikes smile

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    Yes. A FrancMaçon eye.

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    TMinutposted 8 years ago

    LOL! Men... roll

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    I love you all, but I must get going.
    My Godess is waiting...
    Sorry, but it's important

  15. ionerice profile image57
    ionericeposted 8 years ago

    By: Delahoyde & Hughes Orpheus

    GODDESS WORSHIP
    Although Adam, Eve, and a nasty serpent define images of origin in this culture, historical, mythological, and archaeological evidence indicates:
    •    a male-oriented view of divinity can claim only about 5000 years of history.
    •    female deities were worshipped at least 7000 bce, thousands of years before Abraham served as prophet of Yahweh, and some say as far back as 30,000 bce (based on Upper Paleolithic figurines, cave paintings, and other archaeological finds in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa).
    The Goddess would have been thought of as the original creator (since this makes sense as a female role) and as patroness of sex and reproduction. These early social and religious structures, when acknowledged to have existed, have traditionally been dismissed as "fertility cults."

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    TMinutposted 8 years ago

    Yeah, why "dismissed" as fertility cults when YHWH told Adam and Eve to be fruitful and multiply. No difference there.

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    Jeramiposted 8 years ago

    It is written that God created the world (Universe) for his own pleasure for his/her pleasure it was made.  He is everything, Why would he not experience every pleasure from all prospectives.  And every sadness?  We can not tell God that he can not DO THAT because we believe that we should not.

       God is God and we "aint"

    1. underhiswings profile image53
      underhiswingsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That's right man, now go get your TV tray and have dinner. big_smile

      1. Jerami profile image70
        Jeramiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I think that you read my mind  see ya later; maybe?

        1. underhiswings profile image53
          underhiswingsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Make sure nobody is fishing in your front yard either. big_smile

  18. Lee Boolean profile image56
    Lee Booleanposted 8 years ago

    According to most, god is sexless... that would explain all his smiting and teper tantrums in the old testament, mrs. god would not let him have any....

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      zampanoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Do you think old testament was some kind of therapy for that problem of no sex ?
      There are some S&M scenes ...

      1. Lee Boolean profile image56
        Lee Booleanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        ,

        very possible Z.... that would really explain his blood lust }:->

    2. tantrum profile image61
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I love tantrums ! big_smile

      1. Lee Boolean profile image56
        Lee Booleanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I'll introduce you to my ex then smile

        1. tantrum profile image61
          tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Is she the culprit of those 'things' you have on your head ? big_smile

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            zampanoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            lollollol
            The answer is obvious, Lee being a gentleman
            hehehe

            1. tantrum profile image61
              tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this
          2. Lee Boolean profile image56
            Lee Booleanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            you guessed it... whacked me with a bible

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    shanekrugerposted 8 years ago

    Stop that kind of topic sad

    1. Lee Boolean profile image56
      Lee Booleanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry harry, did not mean to offend you

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      zampanoposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I admit there is a certain provoking athmosphere about this subject, as in many others...big_smile
      This thread is intended for adults.
      Nevertheless, if you expose your reasons (apart from those I'm thinking about), there is a chance that people who eventually come here find them fair enough.
      In which case they will not contribute any further to this thread.

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    We're off to have some short sentences

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    I've just discovered something amazing

    Psa 91:4   He will shield you with his wings. He will shelter you with his feathers. His faithful promises are your armor and protection.

    feathers !!!

    1. tantrum profile image61
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      "Birds of a feather flock together". big_smile that's why angels have wings !

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    Thank you tantrum.
    I had not made the link.

  23. EdG. profile image61
    EdG.posted 8 years ago

    The question of God's gender always makes me think of an old George Carlin joke( or rant I suppose) in which he said something to the effect of: Yes, God, if he exists, is a man, because no woman could or would ever fuck things up this bad!

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    Man was made in his image, therefore he's in the male form but far from being a man.

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    subwaysadieposted 8 years ago

    Yes and no.  By simply labeling "God" you limit what truly is, but we as humans, in order to "understand" it, must first claim it, name it, and tame it.Once that's done, we shame it and blame it. I hope you get it:)

  26. underhiswings profile image53
    underhiswingsposted 8 years ago

    God is Spirit and can manifest in human form at anytime.
    God has both male and female characteristics.

    One Name God is called is El~Shaddi and this means
    "God~the many breasted one" or "God~the provider"

    God is described by using many different names, titles and terms because we cannot fully say who God is with words. But we do our best I think.

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    Grasping the concept of infinity in a finite, limited mind...
    Maybe we should talk about ways of improving our capacities and push the boarders of our limitations and ignorance further away.
    If anyone feels able to tell us something interesting about this, please open a thread on the subject.

 
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