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What does WWG stand for?

WWG stands for Wrestling with God

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This pericope describing Jacob wrestling with God was originally composed in a "fertility cult" environment: a culture in which organized religion guaranteed fertility for someone's family, animals and fields by supplying them with the special word, gestures and behavior that controlled the actions of the specific fertility gods and goddesses in their lives.
Adrian Calverley read from Genesis 32 verses 3-8 and 22-30, which tell of Jacob wrestling with God.
I know this is the era of Philip Pullman wrestling with God in the guise of kids' lit, and Harry Potter movie ikons staggering out of trendy bars.
Particularly insightful is Marty's comment that Luther's wrestling with God also was a wrestling with himself--'The biblical scholar and spiritual struggler who preached that, like Jacob, he had prevailed over God and man, in this display showed that he had not conquered his own worst self" (174).