“Reality is that which doesn’t go away when you stop believing in it.” – Philip K. Dick, I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon
The sum or aggregate of all that is real or existent within a system, as opposed to that which is only imaginary. – inspired from Wikipedia
The hypothetical unique being assumed by monotheistic religions as the creator of the world.
The Hebrew people were probably the first in history who cultivated a monotheistic religion. They invented the approach of personifying reality, the idea that there is one and only one God, and that this God communicates with them and helps (“blesses”) them when they obey to the divine laws. These laws had been carved into stone by Moses who received them directly from God. God also sent prophets who explained these laws more in detail. But something was missing. Until Jesus came.
“God is not a person; God is a mythic personification of reality. If we miss this we miss everything.” – Rudolf Bultmann, “one of the major figures of early-20th-century biblical studies, a prominent critic of liberal theology (…) and a proponent of dialectical theology”: