Thursday, December 18, 2008
The Theology of a Three Year Old
Conversation at bedtime tonight:

Emma: "Where is God?"

Me: "God is everywhere. He made everything and is in everything."

Emma: "But God can only be in one thing."

Me: "Why?"

Emma: "If God is in a tomato then he can't be in a carrot, so there has to be lots of gods."

Apparently I'm raising a polytheist. :)

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posted by Mike Clawson at 10:09 PM | Permalink |


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At 12/19/2008 09:32:00 AM, Blogger Nathan P. Gilmour

I think you've got the beginnings of a Summa Theologica Emmae on your hands.

Q.1 Whether one God can be in many things and whether many things require many gods?

Obj. 1. If God i sin a tomato then He can't be in a carrot, so there has to be lots of gods."

On the contrary, ...

 

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