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in response to reader comment: Adonay and gods of religion: not the same

Submitted by Taj (United States), Oct 10, 2007 at 23:50

I drive a '74 Plymouth Duster that I think is "fast", however, my brother an owner of a Porsche, thinks its slow. By analogy, if I think my car is fast, and someone else thinks of it in the opposite - aren't we still talking about the same car?

People think of God in different ways - sometimes extremely different. Doesn't mean that the being under consideration is different.

By the way, it is not true that, "Religion, ALL religion can be defined as man by man's efforts to gain the approbation of God", given the fact that not all religion has God as a consideration.

Nor is it necessarily true that "Adonay" is the "god of Christianity"...Adonai is the verbal name used by Jews in prayer in place of "YHWH" - it has no Christian designation since there is no Christian doctrine supporting its use (Jews are not permitted to utter YHWY - no such prohibition exists in Christianity)- not to mention that "god" in Christianity is represented by a trinity of named components, none of whom is called "Adonai"...no doubt Jews would contend that Adonai is "their god" and not that of Christianity...

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