An Overview of God and Gender in Religion

  • Münevver Tekcan


There are many different languages and ways to communicate and, similarly, there are many different religious concepts that have changed throughout history. On this we are agreed. However, there are significant concepts within the world religions where there is much uniqueness. One significant concept is that concerning the gender of God. Not all religions have a godhead; some have none while others have many. This chapter explores how various religions view the gender of the divine and how their languages evoke a common meaning.


Religious Text Language Pattern World Religion Significant Concept Religious Thought 
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