The Trumpian Qualities of God

In the last week of Donald Trump’s presidency, I woke one morning suddenly aware that his qualities were the same ones I did not like about God when I was a child.

God was arrogant. The Ten Commandments warned, “I, the LORD thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me. . . .” [1] With the clarity of a third grader, I…