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Apophatic Spirituality

October 4, 2013 by  
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APOPHATIC SPIRITUALITY: The spirituality of the mystery of God as something we cannot picture or imagine because God is always greater than us. It acknowledges our inability to adequately describe God. Through it God is known by what He is not. Also known as the via negativa or the way of descent, it is sometimes called negative theology. + What is spiritual direction and my spiritual direction? What... Read More

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