God the King, the Father, the Brother, the Ghost
Robert G. Brown
Duke University Physics Department
Durham, NC 27708-0305
Copyright Robert G. Brown, 2013
God the King, the Father, the Brother, the Ghost is a
currently (very) short article on the distortion of the image of God
caused by the frequent use of human metaphors in scriptural writings.
It is concluded that God is not a King or mundane ruler in any
sense of the word, is not a Father (or Mother or any other
human/sexual parent), is not even a Brother in the sense that
certain humans are God to the exclusion of others. God is the Holy
Spirit, the very essence of awareness and existence itself.
Consequently God is both very simple and yet very difficult indeed to
get a conceptual grip on.
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