God and God Complex God Essay

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This article is about the term "God" in the context of monotheism and henotheism. For the general concept of "a god", see Deity. For God in the context of specific religions, see an index of pages beginning in "God in". For discussion of the existence of God, see Existence of God. For other uses, see God (disambiguation).
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General conceptions
Agnosticism Apatheism Atheism Deism Henotheism Ignosticism Monotheism Omnism Panentheism Pantheism Polytheism Theism Transtheism
Specific conceptions
Creator Demiurge Devil Deus Father Great Architect Monad Mother Supreme Being Sustainer The All
The Lord Trinity Tawhid Ditheism
Monism Personal Unitarianism
In particular religions
Bahá'í Christianity Islam Judaism Mormonism
Buddhism Hinduism Jainism Sikhism Zoroastrianism
Eternalness Existence Gender Names ("God") Omnibenevolence Omnipotence Omnipresence Omniscience
Experiences and practices
Belief Esotericism Faith Fideism Gnosis Hermeticism Metaphysics Mysticism
Prayer Revelation Worship
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Euthyphro dilemma God complex God gene Neurotheology Ontology Philosophy Problem of evil Religion Religious texts Portrayals of God in popular media v t e
God is often conceived as the Supreme Being and principal object of faith.[1] In theism, God is the creator and sustainer of the universe. In deism, God is the creator (but not the sustainer) of the universe. In pantheism, God is the universe itself. The concept of God as described by theologians commonly includes the attributes of omniscience (infinite knowledge), omnipotence (unlimited power), omnipresence (present everywhere), omnibenevolence (perfect goodness), divine simplicity, and eternal and necessary existence. Monotheism is the belief in the existence of one God or in the oneness of God. God has also been conceived as being incorporeal (immaterial), a personal being, the source of all moral obligation, and the "greatest conceivable existent".[1] Many notable medieval philosophers and modern philosophers have developed arguments for and against the existence of God.[2]
There are many names for God, and different names are attached to different cultural ideas about who God is and what attributes possessed. In the ancient Egyptian era of Atenism, possibly the earliest recorded monotheistic religion premised on there being one "true" Supreme Being and