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This Apophatic Theology ( Negative theology ) mode of thinking about God is found throughout Gnosticism, Vedantic Hinduism, Platonic and Aristotelean theology, and Eastern Orthodox theology as well.
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Apophatic and Theology
Apophatic and theology
Apophatic theology ( from Greek ἀπόφασις from ἀπόφημι – apophēmi, " to deny ")— also known as negative theology or via negativa ( Latin for " negative way ")— is a theology that 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.
Apophatic theology found its most influential expression in works such as those of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite and Maximus the Confessor ( Pseudo-Dionysius is quoted by Thomas Aquinas 1, 760 times in his Summa Theologica ).
This is in keeping with the church's use of Apophatic theology, as described by Dionysius the Areopagite and others.
** Apophatic theology – negative theology which seeks to describe God by negation ( e. g., immutable, impassible ).
Whereas with rational thought one uses logic to understand, one does the opposite with God ( see also Apophatic theology ).
Apophatic and Hinduism
Apophatic movements in Hinduism are visible in the works of Shankara, a philosopher of Advaita Vedanta school of Indian philosophy, and Bhartṛhari, a grammarian.
Apophatic and Orthodox
Apophatic statements are crucial to much modern theologians in Orthodox Christianity ( see Vladimir Lossky, John Meyendorff, John S. Romanides and Georges Florovsky ).
Apophatic and .
# Apophatic ( imageless, stillness, and wordlessness ) -- e. g., The Cloud of the Unknowing, Meister Eckhart ; and
Apophatic statements refer to transcendence in this context, as opposed to cataphasis referring to immanence.
Theology and Negative
** Three series of video / audio shiurim on select sections of the Moreh Nevukhim, Rabbi Meir Triebitz-On Book I ( Negative Theology ), On Book II ( Creation ), On Book III ( Divine Commandments )
* Studies in Neoplatonism: Ancient and Modern, Volume 6, Wallis & Bregman ( Editors ), SUNY Press, ( 1991 ), Chapter: Negative Theology in Gnosticism and Neoplatonism by Curtis L. Hancock p. 167 ISBN 0-7914-1337-3
Theology and theology
Alan W. Gomes ( chairman of the department of theology at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University ) in his 2009 book Unmasking the Cults reports:
In 2001, his book Toward a Christian Theology of Religious Pluralism led to Dupuis being investigated by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, a department of the Roman Curia, which noted ambiguities regarding agreement between what he called a " Christian theology of religious pluralism " and the teaching of the Second Vatican Council and the popes of the council and later.
In June 1476, he started his studies at the University of Leuven, where he pursued philosophy, theology and Canon Law, due to a scholarship granted by Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy, becoming a Doctor of Theology in 1491, Dean of St. Peter's and vice-chancellor of the university.
C. Robert Mesle, in his book Process Theology, outlines three aspects of a process theology of liberation:
* Bruce G. Epperly Process Theology: A Guide for the Perplexed ( NY: T & T Clark, 2011, ISBN 978-0-567-59669-7 ) This is " perhaps the best in-depth introduction to process theology available for non-specialists.
* C. Robert Mesle's Process Theology: A Basic Introduction ( St. Louis: Chalice Press, 1993, ISBN 0-8272-2945-3 ) is an introduction to process theology written for the layperson.
Jewish variations of process theology are also presented in Harold Kushner's When Bad Things Happen to Good People ( New York: Anchor Books, 2004, ISBN 1-4000-3472-8 ) and Sandra B. Lubarsky and David Ray Griffin, eds., Jewish Theology and Process Thought ( Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995, ISBN 0-7914-2810-9 ).
Modern Protestants hold to a range of positions, some with more emphasis on continuity ( covenant theology ) and others with more emphasis on discontinuity ( dispensationalism and New Covenant Theology ).
* It is in this last sense, theology as an academic discipline involving rational study of Christian teaching, that the term passed into English in the fourteenth century, though it could also be used in the narrower sense found in Boethius and the Greek patristic authors, to mean rational study of the essential nature of God – a discourse now sometimes called Theology Proper.
* From the 17th century onwards, it also became possible to use the term ' theology ' to refer to study of religious ideas and teachings that are not specifically Christian ( e. g., in the phrase ' Natural Theology ' which denoted theology based on reasoning from natural facts independent of specifically Christian revelation ), or that are specific to another religion ( see below ).
In his essay, " Against Theology ", the philosopher Walter Kaufmann sought to differentiate theology from religion in general.
" Theology, of course, is not religion ; and a great deal of religion is emphatically anti-theological ... An attack on theology, therefore, should not be taken as necessarily involving an attack on religion.
The Faculty of Theology conducts research and teaching within theology, Christian studies, inter-religious studies and diaconal studies.
He is best known for his exposition of the teleological argument for the existence of God in his work Natural Theology, which made use of the watchmaker analogy ( also see natural theology ).
Kjærstad is a theology graduate from MF Norwegian School of Theology and the University of Oslo ( cand.
Henri de Lubac, Augustinianism and Modern Theology ( Herder & Herder ) ISBN 0-8245-1802-0 This has a treatment of Baius's theology, especially his interpretations of Augustine and his relationship to Jansenius and Jansenism.
" Holocaust theology " is also referred to as " Theologie nach Auschwitz " ( German: " Theology after Auschwitz " or " Post-Auschwitz Theology "), due to the common practice of using Auschwitz to represent the Holocaust as a whole.
In 2005, Saliers and her father, Don Saliers, a theology professor at Candler School of Theology at Emory University, released the book A Song to Sing, a Life to Live: Reflections on Music as Spiritual Practice.
The Doctor of Theology, often stylized Th. D., is also a research doctorate, in theology, awarded by universities such as Harvard Divinity School and the University of Toronto among many others.
Likewise, the Doctor of Sacred Theology is also a research doctorate in theology, but particular to Catholic Pontifical Universities and Faculties.
Modern Christian formulations of this tension include Supersessionism, Covenant Theology, New Covenant Theology, Dispensationalism and Dual-covenant theology.