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Of course the god of Abraham is the god of Abraham

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Submitted by Lachlan (Australia), Dec 16, 2017 at 06:50

Muslims worship the god of Abraham.

If you think that descriptions of that deity in the Koran is different from that in the Old Testament, then compare the ruthless god of Genesis and Exodus to the loving god of the gospels. By your logic, the Old Testament god is different from the New Testament god.

You do refer to "defining" your god, so I suppose you can create whatever concept you like. However, that means you are not trying to describe some absolute truth, but are just stating arbitrary opinions.

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