Islam: God is not a person

My two Muslim students tell me that in Islam it is explicitly forbidden to think of God as a person.

For some, God may still be a warrier king, bent on vengeance against the unbelievers.

But at least some mosques are teaching even ten-year-olds that whilst God may be called ‘he’ for convenience, and given person-like attributes such as justice or mercy, it is entirely wrong to think of ‘God’ as a person: the concept is far more subtle than that.

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