Silence and the Word: Negative Theology and Incarnation Oliver Davies

ISBN: 9780521817189

Published: August 26th 2002

Hardcover

240 pages


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Silence and the Word: Negative Theology and Incarnation  by  Oliver Davies

Silence and the Word: Negative Theology and Incarnation by Oliver Davies
August 26th 2002 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 240 pages | ISBN: 9780521817189 | 5.50 Mb

Negative theology or apophasis--the idea that God is best identified in terms of what we cannot know about him, in terms of absence, otherness, difference--has been influentiual in modern Christian thought, resonating as it does with secularMoreNegative theology or apophasis--the idea that God is best identified in terms of what we cannot know about him, in terms of absence, otherness, difference--has been influentiual in modern Christian thought, resonating as it does with secular notions of absence, otherness and difference developed in recent continental philosophy.

Leading Christian thinkers now offer a range of important new perspectives on this tradition, both historical and contemporary, to show how a dimension of negativity has characterized not only traditional mysticism but most forms of Christian thought over the years.



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