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The Resource Seeking the God beyond : a beginner's guide to Christian apophatic spirituality, J.P. Williams

Seeking the God beyond : a beginner's guide to Christian apophatic spirituality, J.P. Williams

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Seeking the God beyond : a beginner's guide to Christian apophatic spirituality
Title
Seeking the God beyond
Title remainder
a beginner's guide to Christian apophatic spirituality
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J.P. Williams
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eng
Summary
Apophatic theology, or negative theology, attempts to describe God, the Divine Good, by negation, to speak only in terms of what may not be said about the perfect goodness that is God. It is a way of coming to an understanding of who God is which has played a significant role across centuries of Christian tradition but is very often treated with suspicion by those engaging in theological study today. Seeking the God Beyond explores the difference a negative theological approach might make to our faith and practice and offers an introduction to this oft-misunderstood form of spirituality. Beginning by placing apophatic spirituality within its biblical roots, the book later considers the key pioneers of apophatic faith and a diverse range of thinkers including CS Lewis and Keats - to inform us in our negative theological journey. A final section explores what difference a negative theological approach might make to our practice and our liturgy. --
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1961-
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Williams, J. P.
Dewey number
230
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BT83.585
LC item number
.W557 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Bury, Carole
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  • Negative theology
  • Spirituality
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Seeking the God beyond : a beginner's guide to Christian apophatic spirituality, J.P. Williams
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"The illustrations in this book are kindly provided by Carole Bury ... " --Page xi
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
on1121477227
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 196 pages
Isbn
9781532685774
Lccn
2019302744
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
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(OCoLC)1121477227
Label
Seeking the God beyond : a beginner's guide to Christian apophatic spirituality, J.P. Williams
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The illustrations in this book are kindly provided by Carole Bury ... " --Page xi
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1121477227
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 196 pages
Isbn
9781532685774
Lccn
2019302744
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1121477227

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