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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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The only way of predicating attributes of God, which Maimonides can accept, is the way of negation.
The result is "The 99," a comic series with stories woven around 99 characters who each personify one of Islam's attributes of God.
When we care for our possessions, Grudem argues, we have an opportunity to imitate the attributes of God such as "wisdom, knowledge, beauty, creativity, love for others, kindness, fairness, independence, freedom, exercise of will, blessedness (or joy), and so forth" (20).
The subversion of the received notion of the attributes of God is characteristic of the poet's challenges and tensions that are evident in his writing.
Gillman explains that these proposed attributes of God are constituted out of metaphors derived from human emotions and the desire to relate to God, but are equally plausible as metaphors driven by human reason that describe God as the process and power behind the human search for self-fulfillment and knowledge of the universe.
The commander was given an enormous banner on which were embroidered in gold "the 99 names and attributes of God.
On the question of the existence of God the author maintains "science can at most inform us of some attributes of God, such as knowledge, power.
The number 13 has always had a special lucky significance to Judaism; the coming-of-age celebration bar mitzva is held at age 13 and Jewish holy texts list the 13 attributes of God.
This perspective, probably based on Psalm 110:1, would not necessarily regard the earthly Jesus as divine, but would transfer attributes of God to the exalted Jesus.
Hence the need for believers to reconcile the necessary attributes of God with a world that is, by all appearances, characterized by indiscriminate evil and pain rather than the rule of a good God.
These verses, which contain the famous Thirteen Attributes of God, are recited daily in the Sephardic rite and most days of the year in the Ashkenazic rite.
Muslims praise not only three saving attributes of God, but ninety-nine.
a branch of natural theology that seeks to prove the existence and attributes of God from the evidence of purpose and design in the universe.
When we become wise enough to see the attributes of God that are human opinions, we have removed an obstacle to understanding God.
Baha'u'llah then refers rather briefly to an Islamic version of neoplatonic cosmology, according to which the names and attributes of God are manifest in all creation, and to the greatest perfection in the Manifestations of God.