god

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God As Burned Out Lamp?

a: God ~
b: an oil lamp that has burned out

What: "Aren't some mystics interpreting the bible as a cypher? In theri view nothing is what it seems in it. I like the Kabbalists notion that God is like an oil lamp that has burned out, you can find traces of the oil in everything, including tress and grass...."

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Writer: katisumas
LCC: BL
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Date: Jul 31 2011 1:03 PM


God Is Like Bayer Aspirin

a: God ~
b: BAYER ASPIRIN

What: "GOD is like BAYER ASPIRIN ..." The linked page has association from 5th graders about what God is like. The goal was to link a concept of God with brand marketing. This was an interesting idea if there every was one.

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Writer: Various
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Date: Aug 2 2011 1:23 PM


God Infinity Is Like Math Infinity

a: God infinity ~
b: math infinity

What: "It is in the nature of God to be infinite, and this infinity is like the infinity in mathematics: whatever you add to it or subtract from it, whatever you multiply or divide it by, it still remains the very same infinity. So does an infinite God remain the same whatever is done to Him. In his divine nature he cannot suffer or die; but being made Man he is able to do both."

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Writer: Fr Jack
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Date: Aug 21 2011 11:18 PM


Too Many Weeds?

a: God of israel ~
b: like a gardener

What: "Yahweh, the God of Israel, is like a gardener. This is an image used in Isaiah and Jeremiah. Walter Brueggemann writes that this is a "metaphor of sustenance," and there are a handful of others in the prophets - potter, shepherd, mother, and healer. Like a gardener God both cultivates and plucks up."

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Writer: Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
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Date: Apr 18 2012 9:30 PM


So What's The Big Deal?

a: God of israel ~
b: any other deity

What: "He is an internationally known prophet who shares the pagan belief that the God of Israel is like any other deity who might be manipulated by acts of magic"

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Writer: Not Stated
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Date: Apr 18 2012 9:34 PM


The Crabby Israelites At Denny's?

a: God of israel ~
b: a parent in a restaurant with children

What: Walter Bruggeman suggests that the God of Israel is like a parent in a restaurant with children who are tired and do not act well. The parents are embarrassed. Their reputation is on the line as others in the restaurant watch the family out of the control. So they act"

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Writer: Walter Bruggeman
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Date: Apr 18 2012 9:37 PM



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METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.