[LMB] 5GU holy days recapped

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Jun 29 13:27:56 BST 2021

> On Jun 29, 2021, at 5:43 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Most people would qualify for a couple of gods - do you choose gender, life
> status or occupation? For many people one feature would be the primary
> one, for others... we just don't know. The gods see what's in the heart, I
> suppose. They don't seem to be in conflict or competition with each other,
> in fact they work together pretty well; we see so many cases where one
> person works for several gods at different times, or one god's person (like
> Penric) works for another god (as when he sorts out the shamans.)

And people change.

> How do the gods communicate with each other? We'll never understand
> that, I suppose. I imagine them all sitting on a terrace in a beautiful garden,
> sipping the bevvy of their choices while swapping stories and reporting on
> how their latest plans are going.

We don’t really know how separate the gods are from each other.  It may be that they are closer to different aspects than separate beings.   Or something more like the triune God of Christianity.   It doesn’t appear that they communicate those details to theologians.

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