Gender of God in Christianity - Gender of The Holy Spirit

Gender of The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit has variously been considered masculine, feminine, and non-gendered.

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... Testament the divine presence of God, the Holy Spirit, the Shekhinah is feminine ... The New Testament also refers to the Holy Spirit as masculine in a number of places, where the masculine Greek word "Paraclete" occurs, for "Comforter", most clearly in the ... when Christians were debating whether the New Testament teaches that the Holy Spirit is a fully divine person, or some kind of "force" ...

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    When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.”
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 1:41,42.

    The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    But there, where I have garnered up my heart,
    Where either I must live or bear no life;
    The fountain from the which my current runs
    Or else dries up: to be discarded thence,
    Or keep it as a cistern for foul toads
    To knot and gender in!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    There is nothing holy nor sacred to those who have abandoned God and reason in order to follow their perverse desires.
    François Rabelais (1494–1553)