UNKNOWING, CLOUD OF


UNKNOWING, CLOUD OF
   a fourteenth century MYSTICAL work which teaches that GOD cannot be known by REASON but only by LOVE.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Cloud of Unknowing, The — (ca. 1350–1400)    One of the best known mystical treatises in MIDDLE ENGLISH, The Cloud of Unknowing is a prose work in a North East Midland dialect from the later 14th century. Its anonymous author seems to have been familiar with the works of… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

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  • unknowing — adj. & n. adj. (often foll. by of) not knowing; ignorant, unconscious. n. ignorance (cloud of unknowing). Derivatives: unknowingly adv. unknowingness n …   Useful english dictionary

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  • The Cloud of Unknowing — This article is about the medieval book. For other uses, see The Cloud of Unknowing (disambiguation). The Cloud of Unknowing   Author(s) Anonymous …   Wikipedia

  • The Cloud of Unknowing — Die Wolke des Nichtwissens (engl.: The Cloud of Unknowing) ist der Titel einer Schrift über den mystischen Weg, die am Ende des 14. Jahrhunderts (um 1390) in England in mittelenglischer Volkssprache entstanden ist. Weil der Autor seinen Namen in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • The Cloud of Unknowing (disambiguation) — The Cloud of Unknowing is a 14th century guidebook by an anonymous English monk.The Cloud of Unknowing may also refer to: * The title of one of the sections in Underworld (DeLillo novel) * The name of a song by The Claudia Quintet, on their album …   Wikipedia

  • Contemplative Outreach — was established in 1983 to help develop a network of individuals interested in the practice of Centering Prayer as taught by Father Thomas Keating. Three monks of St. Joseph s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts are attributed with developing the… …   Wikipedia

  • Die Wolke des Nichtwissens — (engl.: The Cloud of Unknowing) ist der Titel einer Schrift über den mystischen Weg, die am Ende des 14. Jahrhunderts (um 1390) in England in mittelenglischer Volkssprache entstanden ist. Weil der Autor seinen Namen in seinem Werk nicht… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Christian mysticism — Union with Christ is the purpose of Christian mysticism. Christian mysticism refers to the development of mystical practices and theory within Christianity. It has often been connected to mystical theology, especially in the Catholic and Eastern… …   Wikipedia


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