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GOD. From the Saxon god, good. The source of all good; the supreme being. 1. Every man is presumed to believe in God, and he who opposes a witness on the ground of his unbelief is bound to prove it. 3 Bouv. Inst. u. 3180.
     2. Blasphemy against the Almighty, by denying his being or providence, was an offence punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment. 4 Bl. Corn. 60; 1 East, P. C. 3; 1 Russ. on Crimes, 217. This offence his been enlarged in Pennsylvania, and perhaps most of the states, by statutory provision. Vide Christianity; Blasphemy; 11 Serg. & Rawle, 394.
     3. By article 1, of amendments to the Constitution of the United States, it is provided that "Congress shall make no laws respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." In the United States, therefore, every one is allowed to worship God according to the dictates of his own conscience.

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Newberg A, d'Aquili E, Rause V (2008) De ce nu dispare Dumnezeu. Stiinta creierului si biologia credintei.
(43) Raluca Pantazi, "Dezbatere-Argumente pro s i contra introducerii in Constitute a numelui lui Dumnezeu si a necesitatii predarii religiei in scoala" (Debate-Pros and Cons regarding mentioning of the name of God and of the necessity of teaching religion in school), Hotnews, 2013, http://m.hotnews.ro/stire/14416093, April 2013.
On rencontre aussi l'adaptation dans un seul cas: usca-i-a Dumnezeu radacinile apelor--Dieu fasse que soit a jamais tarie la souche de ses eaux.
Quenot M (2007) De la icoana la ospatul nupfial - Chipul, Cuvantul si Trupul lui Dumnezeu. Bucuresti: Sofia.
,,Cuvant despre mantuitoarea numire si chemare a Domnului nostru Iisus Hristos, Fiul lui Dumnezeu, sfanta cu adevarat si dumnezeiasca rugaciune [isihasta, subl.
tatico, maser, bine ca m-a scapat Dumnezeu de traiul cu pastramagiul!
A fost odata ca niciodata un tanar marinar care n-avea pe lumea asta decat curajul si ochii lui ageri--dar foarte ageri--si puterea pe care i-o daduse Dumnezeu. Si asta ii era de ajuns.
(19) Emanuel Copilas: Confiscarea lui Dumnezeu si mecanismul inevitabilitatii istorice.
"Paradoxul este o caracteristica a scrierilor gnostice", scrie marele filosof elvetian Carl Gustav Jung--"Imaginea omului si imaginea lui Dumnezeu".
[40.] Idem, (2009), "Revenirea lui Dumnezeu. Ambiguitatile unui diagnostic", Studii Teologice, Bucuresti, tome V, no.
Felurite invataturi lasate ucenicilor sai cand a parasit minastirea Avei Serid si a intemeiat cu ajutorul lui Dumnezeu ministirea sa, dupa moartea Avei Ioan, proorocul, si dupa tacerea desavarsita a Avei Varsanufie.
Muma Padurii (The Mother of the Woods) is together with Mama Ploii (The Mother of the Rains), Mama Pamantului (The Mother of the Earth) and Mama Florilor (The Mother of the Flowers) a cultural mythical model, an archetypal symbol, to which later on, after the Christianisation of the Romanian people, was added Mama lui Dumnezeu (The Mother of God).