Thank you! I love this post! As an animist I believe that god is everything that is so all the action that happens is god. Definitely more a verb than noun:-)
When I was younger I would answer the question “what is your religion?” with E=mc2 because tgat is the briefest way to say it:-)
At another turn of the spiral now, I reply “Feed the Soil” tho perhaps I should include both to be completely truthful.
Beyond God the Father (excerpt)
Why indeed must “God” be a noun? Why not a verb—the most active and dynamic of all? Hasn’t the naming of “God” as a noun been an act of murdering that dynamic Verb? And isn’t the Verb infinitely more personal than a mere static pronoun? The anthropomorphic symbols for God may be intended to convey personality, but they fail to convey that God is Be-ing. Women now who are experiencing the shock of non-being and the surge of self-affirmation against this are included to perceive transcendence as the Verb in which we particapate—live, move, and have our being. —Mary Daly
The Divine Spiral (excerpt)
The importance of the Goddess symbol for women cannot be overstressed. The image of the Goddess, inspires women to see ourselves as divine, our bodies as sacred, the changing phases of our lives as holy, our aggression as…
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