A re-post from our comrades at Friendly Fire Collective (11/27/18):
“So God created human beings, making them to be like himself. He created them male and female, himself.”
All people are made in god’s image. The vast variety of human souls are all a little reflection of rich, deep, complicated god.
In his piece “Is God Transgender?” Mark Sameth writes about the “highly elastic” language used to describe gender in the Hebrew bible. As an example, he describes how Adam is referred to as “them” and Eve is referred to as “he” in Genesis 3:12.
The first people, made in god’s image, switching between pronouns from sentence to sentence. Continue reading