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Finds in Israel add weight to theory God “had wife”
Yahoo News UK ^ | 18th September 2013 | Rob Waugh

Posted on 09/18/2013 12:19:58 PM PDT by the scotsman

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To: the scotsman

It is a well known fact God was going to take a month to create the universe but his wife nagged him to get it done quicker.


51 posted on 09/18/2013 12:45:47 PM PDT by gdani
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To: GeronL

Satan’s wife was Lilith? I thought it was Hillary.


52 posted on 09/18/2013 12:47:50 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Mr. K

I remember hearing a John Titor on Art Bell. We may never know if this was real or not. I recall him saying he was able to meet family members who knew him ‘before’. I got the impression those family members were confused and a little frightened of Titor, whether his story was true or not.


53 posted on 09/18/2013 12:48:56 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: the scotsman

If God had a wife he would have had to spend the seventh day mowing the lawn, weeding the mulch beds, and taking out the garbage.


54 posted on 09/18/2013 12:51:06 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: greatvikingone

Hosea: had real problems with his wife. God had real problems with Israel.

“I have been the Lord your God ever since the land of Egypt; you know no God but me, and besides me there is no savior”


55 posted on 09/18/2013 12:51:33 PM PDT by donmeaker (Youth is wasted on the young.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
he had considered gifting the town of San Anselmo with the ARK.... for inclusion as a statue in the new Park..the property for which having formerly belonged to Mr Lucas..

Hmmm...This sounds like insider information! Would thou be a "Marinite"???

56 posted on 09/18/2013 12:55:10 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: GeronL
Satan had a wife too, I think she was called the Lilith[.]

Or Michelle.
57 posted on 09/18/2013 12:56:19 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Thane_Banquo
I think Asherah had something to do with it.

Actually, the Israelites themselves brought about the worship of false gods. But I understand what you're saying.
58 posted on 09/18/2013 12:58:36 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: GeronL
Satan had a wife too, I think she was called the Lilith

Nope, I'm pretty sure it's Meeshell!

59 posted on 09/18/2013 12:58:52 PM PDT by WVKayaker ("The only place that the left hasn't placed the blame is on their agenda..." -Sarah Palin)
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To: the scotsman

Now experts are increasingly suggesting that far from there being “one God”, there were many.

??????????

The “experts” go from NO God to “many” Gods.

Things must be difficult when you are an “expert”.


60 posted on 09/18/2013 12:59:02 PM PDT by ZULU (Barack Hussein Obama is the Lord of Misrule)
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To: righttackle44
Actually, the Israelites themselves brought about the worship of false gods. But I understand what you're saying.

Right, but I meant that Asherah was the female deity they worshipped.

61 posted on 09/18/2013 1:00:45 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: JDoutrider
That I yam,.. that I Yam! rumor has it that YODA was modeled after cult leader Da Free John I report you decide


62 posted on 09/18/2013 1:03:48 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: donmeaker
Christianity has a Father (Jehovah) Mother (Holy Spirit) and Son (Jesus) also.

Ah, no. No it doesn't. The Holy Spirit is never referred to as a mother anywhere in Scripture. The Holy Spirit is spoken of with a masculine pronoun whenever the pronouns are used for Him. See John 16:13 for instance.

Further, theologically the metaphor doesn't hold. Jesus is eternally generated by the Father, and the Spirit proceeds from the Father and the Son. That obviously destroys the metaphor.

63 posted on 09/18/2013 1:05:49 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: Tzimisce
I believe there are translations of the Bible that say “we created the Earth”.

Translations done by confused Yawhist/Elohimist scholars who were trying to reconcile Elohim, a plural noun.

בְּרֵאשִׁית, בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים, אֵת הַשָּׁמַיִם, וְאֵת הָאָרֶץ leaves no room for We.
64 posted on 09/18/2013 1:07:04 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: the scotsman; a fool in paradise

Who did you think was the first to say: “Take my wife. Please!” ?


65 posted on 09/18/2013 1:07:11 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: the scotsman
I was thinking of adding an eighth day.

Seven will do just fine, dear.

66 posted on 09/18/2013 1:07:14 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: the scotsman

Mormon archaeologists?


67 posted on 09/18/2013 1:09:28 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: the scotsman

Old news.

As others point out, the Levant and Mesopotamia and Egypt and Turkey had all sorts of gods and all sorts of variations, and the Israelites/Hebrews were seduced by many of them at one time or another. This is the OT in a nutshell.

And, by the way, we still believe that God has a wife. Two actually. One is named Michelle. The other, Valerie.


68 posted on 09/18/2013 1:10:37 PM PDT by mbarker12474
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To: righttackle44

Oh right.

Of course.


69 posted on 09/18/2013 1:10:42 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: GeronL

When Frasier found out he ran, fast as he could.


70 posted on 09/18/2013 1:11:04 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: SkyDancer
So like no other people lived in that area the same time Jews did? No other cultures? And the OT was not "started to be written" as though it is one book. I love these moronic "experts" -

Well, you know, when they're not writing up news stories about assault rifles, their editors send them off writing stories about the Bible. So they run off to Barnes & Noble, soy latte in hand and become instant experts...

71 posted on 09/18/2013 1:11:58 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: gdani

“Didn’t I tell you not to do the Panda? Didn’t I tell you it was a stupid idea, and the darned things would just end up going extinct?”


72 posted on 09/18/2013 1:21:23 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Tzimisce

“let Us make man in Our image” and similar verses are in reference to the Trinity: Father, Son & Holy Spirit.

One God, in three Persons.

Look at a big summer thundercloud. We perceive it as composed of three different things:

Water Vapor (invisible to the eye)
Condensed Water (the tiny, visible Droplets & Rain)
Ice Particles (at higher altitudes) and often Ice pellets (Sleet & Hail)

Vapor, Rain, Ice - but it is all WATER.

“The first and most important one is this,” Jesus replied—‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your mind, and with all your strength’. The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself’. No other commandment is greater than these.” Mark 12:29-30


73 posted on 09/18/2013 1:21:58 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ("Life is short. It's even shorter if you suggest going out for pizza on your anniversary" Peter Egan)
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To: BigEdLB
She describes herself as "an atheist with huge respect for religion"

"Hey, it pays my salary, lets me travel, get my photo in the papers... what is not to like!" - maybe a quote from the Learned Doctor?

(other than the fact that it appears that she will FAIL her "Final Exam")

74 posted on 09/18/2013 1:29:25 PM PDT by BwanaNdege ("Life is short. It's even shorter if you suggest going out for pizza on your anniversary" Peter Egan)
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To: El Cid

Thank you. Yes, there are passages in Isaiah were God is heart-broken that His people have abondoned Him as an unfaithful spouse (also, see the book of Hosea).


75 posted on 09/18/2013 1:32:57 PM PDT by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
“Didn’t I tell you not to do the Panda? Didn’t I tell you it was a stupid idea, and the darned things would just end up going extinct?”

A duck-billed platypus?!?! Just what were you thinking?!?!

76 posted on 09/18/2013 1:37:00 PM PDT by gdani
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To: BwanaNdege

Ah - so witnessed creation?

No?

But the guy who wrote Genesis did?

No?

So you’re taking it on faith. It’s something you believe.

Which is fine...accept that you’re pushing it with a smug, self righteous attitude.

Pride is a sin.

Lucifer thought he had all the answers too. And he went out talking down to everyone as well.


77 posted on 09/18/2013 1:40:58 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Yep - when nothing’s going on it’s time for “Bash The Bible” game with your host .....”-”


78 posted on 09/18/2013 1:45:07 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: the scotsman

There was always tension between the keepers of the Faith and various backsliders and syncretists, some of whom surely were Levites, even. That there were such does not in any way indicate that the monotheistic Faith was, itself, something different.


79 posted on 09/18/2013 1:45:47 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE http://steshaw.org/econohttp://www.fee.org/library/det)
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To: BigEdLB

She describes herself as “an atheist with huge respect for religion”....

&&&
Big shock, huh?


80 posted on 09/18/2013 1:47:36 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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To: GeronL

Yeah, the blasphemers keep hoping that we will come to believe their lies if they repeat them often enough.


81 posted on 09/18/2013 1:49:25 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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To: Tzimisce

Use of the royal “we”?


82 posted on 09/18/2013 1:54:17 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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To: donmeaker

Christianity has nothing of the sort in the trinity. God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit are one and the same God. They are separate persons. There is no gender in the trinity strictly speaking.

Jesus who is the son of God and the second person assumed the nature of man, and became one person with two natures. In his humanity he has gender.

That aside, Christianity believes in the trinity. One God three persons. Not in a Father, mother, son example which you ascribe to God.


83 posted on 09/18/2013 2:40:36 PM PDT by Bayard
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To: Verginius Rufus

I thought it was Nancy Pelosi.


84 posted on 09/18/2013 3:17:58 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: cuban leaf
I’m up to Ezekiel 16 so far.

Chapter 23 is coming up soon, then. That's the account of Aholah and Aholibah.

85 posted on 09/18/2013 3:27:01 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: cuban leaf
I have a 2.5 hour round trip commute every day. I’ve been listening to the OT from cover to cover over the last few weeks.

Being able to listen to the Bible on tape, CD, or audiofile is one of the best inventions of modern life.

86 posted on 09/18/2013 3:44:28 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Obadiah

Yep


87 posted on 09/18/2013 3:48:28 PM PDT by ThisLittleLightofMine
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To: Revolting cat!

No wonder he spent 6 days puttering around in His garage making the Heavens and the Earth, the Sun and the Moon, the oceans and the mountains, the animals and plants, and man and woman.

Misery loves company.


88 posted on 09/18/2013 4:05:32 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Thane_Banquo; Revolting cat!; GeronL; Slings and Arrows
Now experts are increasingly suggesting that far from there being “one God”, there were many.

Apparently there was a typo on the Ten Commandments.

89 posted on 09/18/2013 4:06:37 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise

I wonder if God has a man cave?


90 posted on 09/18/2013 4:06:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mbarker12474

Reggie gets no Love?


91 posted on 09/18/2013 4:07:42 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Don’t you mean George Noory?


92 posted on 09/18/2013 4:28:21 PM PDT by pluvmantelo (We can't expect to get anywhere unless we resort to terrorism-Lenin)
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To: the scotsman

So she got fed up with him spending all his time worrying about us?


93 posted on 09/18/2013 4:31:16 PM PDT by x
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To: pluvmantelo

naw

Think Raiders of The Lost Ark......


94 posted on 09/18/2013 6:51:55 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: the scotsman

She was the prototypical Eve created from the ethereal nothingness and like Eve, had no belly button


95 posted on 09/18/2013 6:54:23 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Used to own property in that county... Family has been there since the mid 60's (1860s).

I sold out in the late 70's (1970s) when it became a crime to drive a pick up truck instead of a mercedes (LOL! Half kidding) and moved two states North...

Without giving your GPS coordinates away, which part of Marin?

96 posted on 09/18/2013 7:23:15 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: El Cid

Being able to listen to the Bible on tape, CD, or audiofile is one of the best inventions of modern life.


With the car I drive now, it’s a thumb drive plugged into the dash. It’s simply amazing...


97 posted on 09/18/2013 7:40:52 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: gdani

Pro 27:15
(15) A continual dropping in a day of rain, And a woman of contentions are alike,


98 posted on 09/18/2013 7:48:32 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: JDoutrider

I hear you on the history of Marin. Yuppification has made it rather bizarre indeed.

Picture an Obama...All Fired Up and Ready to GO Campaign poster in a second story window.....with Gold Leaf trim and all...on Shady Lane in nearby Ross.

Presently I’m in San Anselmo, although Ive lived In San Rafael. Fairfax and Mill Valley..this all since 1979.

I live close enough to the fire trails to be out of town and Up In The Hills..in less than fifteen minutes.

there are allegedly MORE cults in Marin than anywhere else in the Nation at this point.btw


99 posted on 09/18/2013 8:12:35 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I understood your allusion.


100 posted on 09/19/2013 12:27:03 AM PDT by pluvmantelo (We can't expect to get anywhere unless we resort to terrorism-Lenin)
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