Is God A Person?

Document Type : Original Article



The most striking difference between Christian and Muslim theologies is that while, for Christians, God is a person, Muslims worship an impersonal deity. Despite the importance of this difference for a host of theological issues, it is a difference which has gone largely unnoticed by Christians and Muslims alike. Yet Christians everywhere will affirm that God is a person, while the average Muslim will readily deny this. Several arguments have been presented here. In this article, we analyzed the arguments for and against the claim that God is a person, conclude that, as a whole, the claim that God is not a person is more rational and acceptable than the claim that God is a person.



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