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Mary the Mother of God

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by trishtrish10, Aug 29, 2004.

  1. trishtrish10

    trishtrish10 Active Member

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    why do u think God loves, honors, and cherishes his mother so much?
     
  2. Green Gaia

    Green Gaia Veteran Member

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    "God" has a mother? How can "God" have a mother? Wouldn't that also make her a deity?
     
  3. true blood

    true blood Active Member

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    Aye, I don't think God has a mom.
     
  4. anders

    anders Well-Known Member

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    Which God? If you refer to Yeshua Josephson, what about Luke 2:48 - "His mother said to him, 'Son, why have you treated us like this? Your father and I have been anxiously searching for you.'" Not very considerate of him. John 2:3 - "When the wine was gone, Jesus' mother said to him, 'They have no more wine.'" Again, his mother admonishes him. The one positive quote I find about Jesus towards his mother is John 19:26,27 - "When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, 'Dear woman, here is your son,' and to the disciple, "Here is your mother.' From that time on, this disciple took her into his home." That didn't cost him anything.

    If you mean the Creator God YHWH, he can't have had a mother. If he had had one, she surely would have told him to make a better job of the creation, and wouldn't have allowed him to inflict pain on mothers because of a mere eating of fruit.

    Some stories tell us that the Real Supreme God Jaldabaoth on occasions was quite angry with the lesser Creator God YHWH, but there are no mentionings of the relation in the other direction - except, of course, that YHWH says that he is a jealous God. The only one to be jealous of must be a higher and more powerful god, but I have found no mentioning of if Jaldabaoth is the father, mother or creator of YHWH. In any way, no loving relationship.
     
  5. Ardhanariswar

    Ardhanariswar I'm back!

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    i think mary (both mother and magdalene) are feminine counterparts to God.
     
  6. trishtrish10

    trishtrish10 Active Member

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    God is both human and divine. his mother is human.
     
  7. Ardhanariswar

    Ardhanariswar I'm back!

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    everyone has a divine self. its called the soul.
     
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