Category Archives: God’s Emotions: Why The Biblical God is So Very Human

God’s Emotions 9: A Maker of Gods

Note:  This concludes the series, “God’s Emotions: Why the Biblical God is so Very Human.”  Parts 1-8  are available at this website, Awaypoint.wordpress.com. Man is, and always has been, a maker of gods. It has been the most serious and … Continue reading

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God’s Emotions 8: God Cares About What I Care About

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Note:  This is Part Eight in a series, “God’s Emotions: Why the Biblical God is so Very Human.”  Parts 1-7 are available at this website, Awaypoint.wordpress.com. You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns … Continue reading

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God’s Emotions 7: The Stepford Jesus (Love and Narcissism)

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Note:  This is Part Seven in a series, “God’s Emotions: Why the Biblical God is so Very Human.”  Parts 1-6 are available at this website or at http://www.awaypoint.wordpress.com. I am human and I need to be loved, just like everybody … Continue reading

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God’s Emotions 6: Pleasing a High Status Deity (Supplication, Adulation, and Subservience)

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Note:  This is Part Six in a series, “God’s Emotions: Why the Biblical God is so Very Human.”  Parts 1-5 are available at http://www.awaypoint.wordpress.com. Imam Muhammed Baquir is said to have related this illustrative fable:  “Finding I could speak the … Continue reading

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God’s Emotions 5: A God with a Temper

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[Wicked men] are now the objects of that very same anger and wrath of God, that is expressed in the torments of hell. And the reason why they do not go down to hell at each moment, is not because … Continue reading

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