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God and Mystery in WordsExperience through Metaphor and Drama$
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David Brown

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199231836

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.001.0001

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Logos and Mystery

Logos and Mystery

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(p.22) 1 Logos and Mystery
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God and Mystery in Words
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David Brown (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.003.0002

This chapter explores the competing pressures both within the history of Christianity and outside of it to move in two quite different directions: towards definition and containment in words on the one hand, and on the other towards mystery and what might almost be described as inexhaustibility. It begins by examining the creative possibilities inherent in both Logos and Kabbalah. It then discusses the sacraments.

Keywords:   Christianity, Kabalah, God, Christ, sacraments

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