What is a "God"?

In Asatru, and in the heathen community, there is a very debatable discussion occurring. What is a god? Now this may seem like a simple answer. Those of us coming from Abrahamic faiths may see this as an odd question? Is it not obvious what a god is? Are we not constantly told who are gods and who are not etc? Well, frankly, no. There is not a simple answer. Not when you look at the entire picture.

When you have a faith that has no dogma, no set rules, and differentiated thought is not only excepted but encouraged, you come along many people who have different views than you. Neither are wrong, they are right to and for that person and that i