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Introduction to Negative Theology

  • Wesley J. Wildman
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Abstract

From a very particular angle of view, attempting to talk about ultimate reality is just plain silly. I do not refer to the perspective furnished by critiques of religion as a kind of fantasy discourse. Rather I refer to a religious and theological perspective affirming that ultimate reality, whatever else it may be, must be beyond human cognitive grasp.

Keywords

Comparative Inquiry Religious Community Ultimate Reality Christian Theology Negative Theology 
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Reference

  1. Wildman, Wesley J. 2010. Religious philosophy as multidisciplinary comparative inquiry: Envisioning a future for the philosophy of religion. Albany: SUNY Press.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Theology, Graduate School and Institute for the Biocultural Study of ReligionBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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