Cloud of Unknowing

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An anonymous English mystical treatise of the 14th cent. The author insists that, in this life, God cannot be grasped by the intellect; between Him and us there is always a ‘cloud of unknowing’ which can be pierced only by ‘a sharp dart of love’.

Subjects: Christianity.

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