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Synonyms for God

Synonyms for God

the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe

a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people

a material effigy that is worshipped

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One needs to discover within oneself a Godhood of multiple perspectives.
Schelling also objects to the fact that Hegel understands nature to be grounded in the rational necessity of the concept and to be nothing but a mode of being of the concept itself, because this conflicts with Schelling's view that nature is created by the free activity of God, that is, by the free activity of groundless, necessary existence which raises itself to explicit Godhood through its activity of creation.
Etna as a Typho-like presumer to godhood, his being resented enough so that his sandal gets thrown back up by the volcano, and finally, the fortuitous geological metaphor of Etna itself--all of these contribute to the choice of Empedocles over Lucretius or anyone else.
In an original and intriguing DUNGEONS & DRAGONS storyline, D&D: Tactics players take on the role of a mortal child caught in a conflict of two competing dragons striving for godhood.
The alternative is not a nation of free individuals, but chaos; a chaos of nonsensical, aimless human atoms, waiting to be molded into a kind of coherence, though often a monstrous coherence, by an all-powerful central authority with visions of its own godhood.
The burdens of godhood form a dangerous path, with ultimate goals murky and shrouded by the weight of history.
The Da Vinci Code presents the Council of Nicea as a sort of revolutionary tribunal presided over by a cynical emperor Constantine and a cabal of conniving ecclesiastics who decided to elevate Jesus to godhood and turn Christianity into a new state religion to replace the Roman cult of Sol Invictus, the sun god Mithra.
Andrew, the nerd manipulated by grandiose dreams of godhood, must admit that he, not some outside force, killed his best friend.
In a poem that begins with a dream, the poet evokes Meister Eckhart, wrestling with the problem of the relationship between god and language, of how the word stands for "the ineffable imageless nothingness of the godhood behind god.
To call the godhood and the manhood of the Lord Christ one nature is the error filched from the follies of Apollinarius.
But a new presence walks among the gods, a malevolent force released into godhood by the follies of mortals.
Cogito's view, in trying to merge Godhood with human-kind--the two can never be united.
As fallen heroes who have ascended to the afterlife in the mythological world of the Norse gods, "Mythica" players embark on an epic quest to ascend to godhood by battling hordes of fantastic creatures or facing off against gigantic creatures of legend, such as the Midgard Serpent.