God was a somewhat shadowy figure, defined in intellectual abstractions rather than images. When I was about eight years old, I had to memorize this catechism answer to the question, What is God is the Supreme Spirit, Who alone exists of Himself and is infinite in all perfections. Drag Racing Everything Will Kill You So Choose Something Fun Poster. Not surprisingly, it meant little to me, and I am bound to say that it still leaves me cold. It has always seemed a singularly arid, pompous and arrogant definition. Since writng this book, however, I have come to believe that it is also incorrect.