God and god

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Re: God and god

Post by Nitsua » 10 Nov 2017, 05:16

It is always believed that there is one and only universally recognized creator referred to as God with first letter capitalized every other deity is referred to as god or gods if they are many

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Post by CommMayo » 16 Nov 2017, 23:22

In the case of Christian religions, God is a proper name, much like Hank or George.

"Christians believe that God is the one and only god in their religion while polytheistic religions believe in many different gods."

In the example above, "gods" is referring to a category, not an individual with a name.

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Post by Rosemary Wright » 03 Dec 2017, 07:47

God is being used by Christians and Muslims as a symbol of honour and respect. They use it because "God" is a name of their creator while gods are being used by people of other religions to refer to their idols or deities.

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