Is God a Male or a Female or a Hermaphrodite?

God supposedly is everything, but all reference of God's feminism disappeared from orthodox Christian tradition about 200AD.  

After all God had no husband, wife, nor a lover.  He/she has always been depicted as a male; king, lord, master, judge and father. In Jewish, Christian and Islamic religions as compared to other religions, God is not to be considered male or female at all, but in their teachings they always refer God as male.

God is known as three divine persons, two considered in male terms; The Father and Son, and one considered sexless that is Spirit, but referred to as, Mother the Spirit.

The Gospel of Thomas

"Simon Peter said to them (the disciples): Let Mary leave us, for women are not worthy of Life." Jesus said, "I myself shall lead her, in order to make her male, so she too may become a living spirit, resembling you males. For every woman who will make herself male will enter the Kingdom of Heaven."4

This states what most of us have surmised a long time ago, that men were the leaders and women if/only assimilated to man, would be allowed to participate in anything, especially teaching religion and governing the people.

The divine (God) was understood in terms of a harmonious, dynamic relationship of opposites, similar to the Eastern view of yin and yang, a metaphor.

Besides the birth of Jesus, the birth of Adam, from the story of Adam and Eve was a virgin birth and came into being from two virgins, Mother Earth and the Spirit. The Spirit is considered by orthodox Christians as a female. The same with Jesus, his mother was the Holy Spirit Mother Earth (female), not Mary the surrogate mother, nor Joseph her husband the father. He had nothing to do with the conception of Jesus, but a good husband and raised the kid as his.

Literal minded Christians mistakenly attribute the birth of Jesus, to Mary as if she became pregnant without Joseph. In actuality the virgin birth was between two divine beings, Father of us all (male) and the Holy Spirit (female), or God a male and a female.

So, is God male or female or a hermaphrodite?  

Answer. God supposedly, is everything.

ref: The Gnostic Gospels - Elaine Pagels
      Early Christian Writings


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