The Christian religion is the only one that truly believes in a God who is separate from and not dependent upon his creation and yet has an intimate relationship with it.
A Transcendent God
In Christianity, God and his creation, including humans, do not share the same essence or nature. God is of a completely different kind of existence from us, what is called transcendent. In fact, there are only two basic kinds of existence: God and everything else, all of which he created. Of course, humans are like God in some ways, but there are qualities that only God possesses. In what ways is God completely different from anything in his creation? Theologians call these characteristics God’s “incommunicable attributes.” That doesn’t mean he can’t communicate to us about them. It simply means that none of us can ever possess these attributes. READ MORE