2 edition of Cloud of unknowing, and other works found in the catalog.
Reprinted 1983.Bibliography: p. 30-
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 81 p. :|
|Number of Pages||83|
nodata File Size: 6MB.
These four texts are at the heart of medival mystical theology in their call for contemplation, calm, and above all, love, as the way to understand the Divine.
This concept seemed fascinating to me, as it had always been connected to the idea that we as humans can't fully know God or understand everything about and other works. Laura has over 11,000 Instagram followers and has worked with British Women's Lifting, Women in Sport and This Girl Can to spread a campaign that she supports that 'strong is not a size'.
While the Cloud author knew Thomism, intellectual theology was not so much his concern though he is clearly aware of it through Thomas, Richard of St Victor, and Denys the Aeropagite but mystical union with God.
The unknown author, thought to be a priest and Carthusian monk, is also believed to have written the other three works in this volume: The Mystical Theology of Saint Denis, The Book of Privy Counselling, and An Epistle on Prayer, which, together with The Cloud of Unknowing, are the four texts at the core of medieval mystical theology.
The author intentionally takes focus off of Jesus and towards a bigger picture of God with tips on how to empty your mind of thoughts and sensations in order to be more receptive to a relationship with the divine. Some people have argued it is closer to Buddhism, and Aldous Huxley used it as an examp This is a and other works written by an anonymous Christian author in English in the 14th Century.
Don DeLillo, Underworld New York: Scribner, 1997p. In reading other books and articles I have often come across the idea of the "Cloud of Unknowing". Use ILLiad for articles and chapter scans.
There are passages that are so deep and so meaningful that I found myself reading them over and over.
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It is less than half the size of the Cloud, appears to be the author's final work, and clarifies and deepens some of its teachings.
As I read, the concept of the gap [in being? The work has become increasingly popular over the course of the twentieth century, with nine English translations or modernisations produced in this period.