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When God is God

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Submitted by Rebecca Moulds (United States), Dec 11, 2007 at 13:03

In Hebrew, the word Elohim means God, but in the plural sense. Taking into consideration that this is the Hashulush HaKodosh, (Trinity) , it is the conclusion that this is the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It does not mean a divided God, but a Godhead with three separate parts. Take the egg, for instance. If you separate the shell, the yolk and the white, each one cannot be a whole egg, but put together makes an egg. The Muslims do not believe that Jesus Christ is God (that represents polytheism to them, an abomination), therefore, how can they agree that Allah is God and vice versa? It may be their word for God, but only in a broader sense.

That "the Church" being the Catholic Church, has agreed that Allah is God means nothing to me. I am not Catholic, I do not follow the Pope, as I do not believe that he is the direct link to God. In my opinion, apstylebook.com has simply stated an equality between Allah and God as pure fact, probably out of general weariness over the subject. Digging deeper into this, most people hit a brick wall and would prefer to not speculate why Elohim is not Allah. Since Allah is only one, then Allah is not Elohim.

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