God Will No Longer Be "he" Or "lord" In Sweden

The Church of Sweden is changing its language so that God will no longer take on the human characteristic of "he." And while they're at it, "Lord" will be dropped as well. After an eight-day discussion about updating a church handbook that offers guidelines on now to conduct services, the decision to make God gender-neutral was made yesterday.

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    The Church of Sweden has voted to adopt a controversial new handbook which says masculine references to God, such as "He" and "Lord" should be scrapped so as to be ...
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