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What if God were one of us?

What if God were one of us?

Singer Joan Osborne famously asked that question in 1995. In her Grammy-nominated hit, "One Of Us," she envisions the author of all creation as "a slob like one of us, just a stranger on a bus trying to make his way home."

The idea of eternity contained in mortality was controversial. But it turns

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