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Current views about whether it’s appropriate to refer to God as "It"?

In English, the appropriate non-gender pronouns are 'they' and 'them', but this construction is clumsy if people attempt to use it all the time. It simply does not work as a substitute. It does not ...
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Current views about whether it’s appropriate to refer to God as "It"?

This is as much a theological as a linguistic question, not least a question of other languages than English — in particular Hebrew — and their translation. Canonical English as well as ...
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Have Christian Scholars been forced to use BCE and CE instead of AD and BC?

Our traditional calendar references of AD and BC are neither ancient nor entirely sacred in the sense of a reference to the birth of Jesus. It was first proposed in 533 by the Roman abbot Dionysus ...
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Current views about whether it’s appropriate to refer to God as "It"?

No, “It” is inappropriate because God neither inanimate nor an animal. One fairly common practice is to avoid using the pronoun altogether. As a matter of style, it takes a lot of thought to pull ...
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