Hand of God

Hand of God

Hand of God may refer to:
* an Act of God, in religious or legal contexts (force majeure)
* in Football (soccer), the goal scored by Diego Maradona during the 1986 FIFA World Cup quarter final between Argentina and England is referred to as the Hand of God goal.
* a hand-shaped protective amulet in Jewish folklore
* a conceptual being placed on earth as one of God's authoritative figures (I.E. Jesus )
* a book by Bernard N. Nathanson, M.D. on abortion.
* "The Hand of God" is the title of two Battlestar Galactica episodes:
** "The Hand of God", an episode of the 1978 television series Battlestar Galactica (original series). "See also: episodes"
** "The Hand of God", an episode of the 2003 television series Battlestar Galactica (re-imagining). "See also: episodes"
* in the context of the anime Hikaru no Go, the Hand of God or the Divine move is achieving the level of perfect play (ie no flaws) in the game of Go (board game). This is believed to be around 4 stones strength stronger than current professional Go players.
* in Football (American), the "Hand of God" game occurred when the Washington Redskins defeated the Dallas Cowboys in 2006 by blocking a last second field goal.
* An unreleased song by the band Fall Out Boy; it was to be on the album From Under The Cork Tree but the band's record label, Island Records thought the song's lyrics to be too negative and so the song remains thus far without an album.
* A Marine Corps unit nickname of Forward Observers who operated in the 1990s in Central America fighting the War on Drugs.
* The video game God Hand.
* In an exchange between Paul Atreides and Duncan Idaho within Dune (film).
* A song by Randy Stonehill on the album Thirst produced by Street Level Records.
* The video game

See also:
* Left Hand of God
* Right Hand of God
* Finger of God

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