God the Father  

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Detail of Sistine Chapel fresco Creation of the Sun and Moon by Michelangelo (completed 1512), , a well-known example of the depiction of God the Father in Western art.
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Detail of Sistine Chapel fresco Creation of the Sun and Moon by Michelangelo (completed 1512), , a well-known example of the depiction of God the Father in Western art.

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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In many monotheist religions, God is given the title and attributions of Father. In the Israelite religion and its closest modern relative, Talmudic Judaism, God is called Father because he is the creator, law-giver, and protector.

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