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The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

William Johnston

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780823220748
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823236824 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.5422/fso/9780823220748.001.0001
The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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“The Cloud of Unknowing” was the work of an unknown 14th-century English writer with a powerful message of God's unconditional love in the face of despair. This book's theological treatment of this and other works by the same writer makes a conscious comparison with Oriental ways of contemplation.

Keywords: The Cloud of Unknowing; 14th century; God; unconditional love; contemplation; Oriental contemplation

Book.  285 pages. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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Introduction in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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The Problem of Unknowing in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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The Cloud of Forgetting in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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The Cloud Of Unknowing in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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The Cloud and Christ in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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The Cloud And The Church in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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Conclusion in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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The Blind Stirring in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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The Blind Stirring And Christian Perfection in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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Knowledge and Love (I) in The Mysticism of the Cloud of Unknowing

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