Clement of Alexandria and the beginnings of Christian apophaticism

Can humans know God? Eastern Orthodox theology affirms that we cannot know God in his essence, but may know him through his energies. The author investigates the beginnings of Christian negative (apophatic) theology, focusing on Clement of Alexandria in the late second century

Main Author: Hagg, Henny Fiska
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2006, 2006
Series:Oxford early Christian studies / Oxford early Christian studies
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Can humans know God? Eastern Orthodox theology affirms that we cannot know God in his essence, but may know him through his energies. The author investigates the beginnings of Christian negative (apophatic) theology, focusing on Clement of Alexandria in the late second century
Physical Description:xii, 314 p.
ISBN:9780191604164
019160416X