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Misotheism is the hatred of God. The term has its origin in Aeschylus' depiction of Prometheus in ''Prometheus Bound'' and ''Prometheus Unbound''''Italic text''. Prometheus' professes hatred of the gods because of their punishment of him for bringing fire to mankind. Misotheist is the expression given to a person who blame God for negative experiences within that person's life that result in a spitefulness towards God. It can also be a expression of distain for the teachings of God, or when one believes that God is unjust or evil.  
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'''Misotheism''' is the hatred of God. The term has its origin in Aeschylus' depiction of Prometheus in ''Prometheus Bound'' and ''Prometheus Unbound''. Prometheus professed hatred of the gods because of their punishment of him for bringing fire to humankind. "Misotheist" is the expression given to a person who blames God for negative experiences within that person's life that result in a spitefulness towards God. It can also be a expression of distain for the teachings of God, or when one believes that God is unjust or evil.  
  
 
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Revision as of 07:30, August 30, 2008

Misotheism is the hatred of God. The term has its origin in Aeschylus' depiction of Prometheus in Prometheus Bound and Prometheus Unbound. Prometheus professed hatred of the gods because of their punishment of him for bringing fire to humankind. "Misotheist" is the expression given to a person who blames God for negative experiences within that person's life that result in a spitefulness towards God. It can also be a expression of distain for the teachings of God, or when one believes that God is unjust or evil.

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