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."
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. :)
Labels: Emma, theology
posted by Mike Clawson at 10:09 PM | Permalink
At 12/19/2008 09:32:00 AM, 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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