How often have we seen God portrayed as a man, perhaps floating on a cloud? Michelangelo’s famous painting of creation on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel depicts God in just this way, about to touch Adam and presumably give him life. This is a mental picture that society has held over the centuries.
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