Those of us who see the gods as products of the mind, not independent of it, are always interested in the artist versions of “God” and “Jesus”. They look like the artist, or, the artist’s clients.
And, of course, this make perfect sense. If one is making up an imaginary person, what other choice is there but the most familiar person, himself.
The attraction of a god figure like the individual is so strong there could never be a sovereign god separate from that person. That’s because each individual needs approval from his god. Since there are billions of people, one god could not meet all people’s needs. As a practical matter, the god must be manufactured by each person.
At the most general level, we see the god portrayed by white artists as white, black artists as black and so on. The attached article points out the white Jesus came into being with the white power structure.
We secularists often ask believers what the deity looks like. They, of course, cannot tell us. How then will believers know when the deity arrives if they have no idea what it looks like?
We are told this is an unfair requirement. I don’t see anything unfair about it. If believers claim there is such a thing outside of their minds, someone, somewhere has to know what it is.
In the meantime, there will be as many gods as there are people.
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