[LMB] OT: Religion and one-up-manship, 7/17

Lois Aleta Fundis loisaletafundis at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 16:14:47 BST 2021


On Sat, Jul 17, 2021 at 7:41 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 17, 2021 at 6:33 PM Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
>
> > It is a EUPHEMISM that we say in the place of the
> > name of the Lord; NOT a name.
>
> <miinor snip>

>
> In any case, 'God' isn't a name, but a title, and as such it wouldn't fall
> under the aegis of the tradition that the name of the deity in question
> must be treated specially.
>

My usual comment on this topic is, ""God" isn't God's name. 'God' is God's
job description.".
.
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Lois Aleta Fundis
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