Gender of God (Them)

God

The other day in class, I suddenly stopped myself, looked around, and referred to God as “them.” It worked surprisingly well. What would Maimonides think? The students didn’t blink an eye.

Blake_God_Blessing

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish though and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
This entry was posted in uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to Gender of God (Them)

  1. dmf says:

    could be pagans, could be the adderall…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s