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Old 07-19-2011, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Italy
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I say yes. Different interpretations, different traditions, yes. Different God? No. All three worship the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

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Old 07-19-2011, 11:24 AM
 
Location: Top of the South, NZ
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Different gods. Since they don't actually exist, different interpretations and traditions means different.
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Old 07-19-2011, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Since they don't actually exist, different interpretations and traditions means different.
Don't we all wish that atheists could just, once in a while, can it? Obviously, the OP was directed to people who believe in God. Some people just love to hear themselves talk.
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Old 07-19-2011, 11:30 AM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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I say yes. Different interpretations, different traditions, yes. Different God? No. All three worship the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
Well, you already know what I think, Brian. I believe we all worship the same God.
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Old 07-19-2011, 11:43 AM
 
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The answer is No. But it doesn't matter. Even if it's the same god, the 3 religions have different holy books, prophets, messengers, who tell them the word of god. The word is different.
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Old 07-19-2011, 11:43 AM
 
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Don't we all wish that atheists could just, once in a while, can it? Obviously, the OP was directed to people who believe in God. Some people just love to hear themselves talk.
They are just concepts, you don't have to be a believer to get the question. Just relax and try being a bit more tolerant.
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Old 07-19-2011, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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The answer is No.
Okay, I'm confused, jazzarama. On the thread over on the political forum that prompted this one, you said, "There are many differences, but the we all worship the same god..." Could you explain what appear to be contradictory answers?
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Old 07-19-2011, 11:49 AM
 
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Just relax and try being a bit more tolerant.
Me, intolerant? You don't know me very well, joe. It just seems to me that if God doesn't exist, any questions about him are kind of irrelevant. Sorry you were offended by my point of view.
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Old 07-19-2011, 11:58 AM
 
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Me, intolerant? You don't know me very well, joe. It just seems to me that if God doesn't exist, any questions about him are kind of irrelevant. Sorry you were offended by my point of view.
It is always a relevant topic if one is interested. Whether or not the topic is fact, is irrelevant.

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Old 07-19-2011, 12:12 PM
 
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Okay, I'm confused, jazzarama. On the thread over on the political forum that prompted this one, you said, "There are many differences, but the we all worship the same god..." Could you explain what appear to be contradictory answers?
I just read what I wrote on the other thread. Yikes, I was unclear. What I meant was, the folks who say the 3 religions worship the same god try to minimize the differences between those religions' gods, hoping it leads to everyone feeling good.

Answer me this. Jews and Muslims don't believe their gods had a son. Christians believe their god had a son, a divine son. How can their gods be the same ? Are the people who follow each of those religions mistaken, and whether they know it or not, worship the same god ?
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