What Kind of God?

A young man clothed in white wanders into a group of Pakistani soldiers in training, shouts “Allah Akbar!” (God is great), and explodes a bomb, killing himself and over 40 young men.

What kind of God is this?  A vindictive God that would have his/her/its children killed in his/her/its name?

Over the centuries too many people have invoked the name of God to generally justify acts of violence and humanity against all sorts of people and cultures ranging from Muslims, Christians, Jews, Native Americans, you name it.

This is not my God.

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One response to “What Kind of God?

  1. You and me, both, Neal. I am mystified by these gods.

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