From “God of Abraham” to God of All

​I have always had problems with the  concept of  the “god of Abraham” as invoked by non-believers or skeptics. The God of Abraham language, in their context, is the language of one who is not a believer since God is not a possession of Abraham or his particular people or any particular people alone. That idea is part and parcel of the Eurocentric preversion and inversion of the concept of God. God may act in particularities but for universal purpose. This was something Eurocentrists could not understand since their cultural imperative demanded objectification and commodification as prerequisites for the  comprehension of things. Do that with God and you cannot know God, for you have built atheism into your epistemology. Faith becomes symbol and tool rather than substance and devoid of spirit.


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