four phases of a trinity
First time I’ve reblogged one of my own posts, but I think it’s important to be clear about how the Trinity doctrine was invented.
In response to a recent comment from a cheeky young scamp, I clarified that I am a complex person: a mother, a daughter and wholly spirited. Something about my comment sounded familiar and awoke in me the need to express my feelings on fellow beings who have evolved three aspects in one charming package.
Phase One – inventing a deity
I think it’s safe to say that the historical figure of Moses* invented the Jewish god God. A well-educated man with a gift for compassion, he grew up believing the Egyptian gods of his palace were the ‘correct’ religion. However, on taking an interest in the slaves of his day, and discovering his true heritage, he undoubtedly questioned how all the gods could actually co-exist. His humanitarian crusade eventually led to the release of his people and he had the unenviable task of leading hundreds of thousands of people across…
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